Margaret Thatcher: Biography of the Iron Lady

As a child, Margaret Thatcher was exposed to politics early when her father was mayor of their hometown. She eventually studied chemistry at Oxford University, before eventually beginning her political career. By 1959, she was a Member of Parliament, and she continued expanding her political horizons as a member of the Opposition. Thatcher finally became party leader in 1975, and within four years she was Prime Minister. Her controversial decisions gave her fluctuating approval ratings through her tenure; however there is no doubt that Margaret Thatcher indelibly changed British politics forever. In this video, learns more about the life and accomplishments of Britain's first female Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher.

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