Margaret Thatcher Essay

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Margaret Thatcher was the daughter of a small-town grocer who rose to become Britain's first woman prime minister. She was called the iron lady for being so strong. She was a very serious minded girl when she was young. Margaret liked to do her level best at everything that she tried. She loved to win. She was not shy at all. When she was nine years old, she won a poetry-reading contest at her elementary school. Her principal congratulated her and said she was lucky. Margaret responded, " I wasn't lucky, I deserved it." All together, you may understand that she is very determined.When she was ...view middle of the document...

Soon she began attending local conservative parties. For all of her hard work, they elected her to run for a seat in the House of Commons as a candidate. She was an amazing woman to be trying so hard at such a young age, she was the youngest woman in Great Britain, she was twenty-three. When Margaret had met Denis Thatcher, a businessman who was ten years older then her and divorced, they became great friends, then a year later they got married.From all her interests in law, she started to study it. After a load of hard work, she put her hands on being junior minister. Junior minister is a great achievement. Her hard work had finally paid off so well. Unfortunately, she had to give up; the conservative party lost the election. When she thought she had lost all her effort and attempt in everything, she became the chief spokesperson for transport. She was a very well respected spokesperson; she paid all her attention and consideration toward the people and heard them out. Out of her concern towards her work and people, she was named as minister of education and science. She believed very strongly in education. Margaret Thatcher is deserved to be remembered, for she is such an important woman! She made it hit everyone in the face that women do not have to be men to do a man's job. Women can be whatever they want to be.


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