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Game Association founded 1752 Context Note
Agricultural Enclosures: the major phase, 1760 onwards 1760 Context
Bridgewater Canal opens 1761 Context Note
Cromford Mill - the first modern factory 1771 Context Note
Somerset Case - slaves cannot be compelled to leave England against their will 1772 Context
Britain ends restrictions on Irish trade 1779 Context Note
Ireland granted free trade with Britain 1780 Context Note
William Pitt sets up a sinking fund 1786 - 1828 Context Note
Manchester anti-slave trade petition 1787 Context Note
Slave asylum founded on British settlement 1788 Context Note
Highland Clearances 1790 - 1880 Context
House of Commons votes on the abolition of the slave trade 1791 Context Note
Canal mania in the Midlands 1792 Context Note
Board of Agriculture founded 1793 Context Note
All Baltic trade with France prohibited 1793 Context Note
Famine; Speenhamland system of Poor Relief 1795 - 1834 Context
East India Company acquires Penang off Malay coast 1796 Context Note
Banking Crisis and the Restriction Act 1797 Context Note
Restriction Act suspends specie payment by banks until one year after the end of the war. 1797 Context Note
Poor harvest in Britain 1800 Context Note

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