This course will first examine Britain in its Glory Days (1830s-1870s) and then explore what happened politically, economically, and socially within Britain that explains the "Changing of the Guard" in all three categories. The course will also focus on the gradual demise of Britain's position in world affairs. As we study the time period, significant events, intellectual and religious movements, and key leaders and personalities will be discussed. Lecture (plus questions). Facilitated Discussion.