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There are not too many people that can say they were knighted and given an honorable state burial, however Sir Winston Churchill can. According to (Wikipedia.org), upon the death of Churchill on January 24 1965, the queen of Britain granted him the honor of a state burial. Churchill was granted this honor due to his many accomplishments during his life. These accomplishments range from him being a great war hero, to being awarded the Nobel peace prize. However, his biggest accomplishments came during his two terms as the First Lord of Admiralty and as Prime Minister, but people still wonder if he was the right man for the jobs.
Winston Churchill grew up going to school like any other kid, but as he got older his personality and leadership skills propelled him ahead of the rest. It began with his leadership in the second Boer War, where he became well known as a brave war hero according to (GlobalSecurity.org). The acknowledgement of a war hero led to him being elected to Parliament. While in the Parliament, Churchill changed from the conservative side to the liberal side due to his beliefs on the Tariff Reforms. Then in 1908 Herbert Henry Asquith appointed Winston into the Cabinet as the President of the Board of trade according to (Wikipedia.org). Wikipedia also explains how he used his position as president of trade to set up the first minimum wages in Britain. After he was finished with minimum wages he helped write the first unemployment pension legislation. In 1910 Churchill found himself being promoted to Home Secretary or the minister in charge of the Home Office of the United Kingdom due to his achievements as president of the board of trade.
During his time as Home Secretary and President of the Board of Trade, Germany was preparing their navy and army for war. Churchill proclaimed to the British government that actions…...

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