The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill - Study Guide Part Two: Stream Summary & Analysis

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The army of Queen Victoria has not changed much since Waterloo. Patricians lead the troops since it is thought the upper class makes better officers and leaders because they have a stake in the country. Public school students from good families are also accepted. The army will deteriorate if the officers are from the lower class. One's place of education can easily be determined by what terms an individual uses. The British army is the smallest in Europe, having only thirty-one cavalry units. The army is slow to accept change. They are the last on the continent to give up the use of muzzle-loading cannons. They do things the way they always have simply because that is the way they have always done things. Men have to have private means of support because the income is so minimal. Yet they are...

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