Essay about Margaret Thatcher Evaluation

For my research paper, I am going to be researching Margaret Thatcher. I am researching Margaret Thatcher because she is an inspiring and independent women who showed that she is just as good as a man if not even better. The reason that I believe that she is an inspiring and independent women who showed that she is just as good as a man if not even better is because she became the first female prime minister of Britain, and served as the prime minister of Britain for three terms. Another reason that I believe she is an independent woman is because if when there was a planned assassination on her she continued to do her speech the following day.
According to Biography.com, her full name is Margaret Hilda Thatcher and her maiden name was Margaret…

In June of 1970, Thatcher was selected secretary of state for education and science because Conservatives returned to office. Soon after being selected secretary of state for education and science, Thatcher eliminated the universal free school milk scheme and was called “Thatcher, milk snatcher.” Thatcher ended up finding that the position of secretary of state for education and science was very frustrating. Her position was not frustrating because of all the bad press that came from her actions, but because she was having difficulties with getting Prime Minister Edward Heath to even listen to her ideas. Due to everything happening, Thatcher was disappointed on the future of women in politics and on a 1973 television appearance said, “I don’t think there will be a woman prime minister in my lifetime.” Thatcher was soon able to prove herself wrong. Thatcher was able to become a dominant force in her political party even with the Conservative Party losing power in 1974. In 1975, Thatcher beat out Heath for his position and was elected leader of the Conservation Party. Thatcher became the first woman to serve as the opposition leader in the House of Commons with her victory over Heath. Thatcher became a leader at a horrible time because England was in a time of economic and political…

A short story of Margaret Thatcher’s life is she was a controversial figurehead of conservative ideology during her time as the first female prime minister of Britain. She was born in Grantham, England on October 13, 1925 and became Britain’s Conservative Party leader. She was selected the prime minister of Britain in 1979 and became the first woman to hold that position. She cut social welfare programs, reduced trade union power, and denationalized certain industries during her three terms as Britain’s prime minister. Due to unpopular policy and power conflicts in her party, Thatcher resigned as Britain’s prime minister in 1991. Thatcher later died at the age of 87 on April 8th, 2013 (Biography.com…