section 2 industry 1812 - 1832

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  • Industry part             2               1812 - 1832
    • Society
      • middle
      • Upper
      • general
        • wellington won the battle of waterloo. brought an end to the wars with france
        • 1819 Peterloo massacre, 18 were killed and 700 seriously injured from a peaceful pro-democracy protest that went wrong
        • 1823 Daniel O'Connell founded the catholic association
      • labouring rural
        • suspension of habeas corpus made it difficult for the working classes to speak up against the depression
      • Labouring urban
        • Corn laws were introduced in 1815 which made the staple food product, bread, practically unaffordable
          • labouring rural
            • suspension of habeas corpus made it difficult for the working classes to speak up against the depression
          • this led to starvation and mass agitation amongst the working classes
        • working and living conditions continued to deteriorate
    • Economy
      • General
        • overall production rose due to the increasing development of the use of steam power in factories
        • the government pursued an active policy of free trade in the 1820's
      • Agriculture
        • by 1812 agriculture was beginning to transforming into it's own industry
          • was facilitated by the reorganisation of farm lands from the enclosure acts
      • Transport
        • 1830 opening of Liverpool to Manchester railway
          • this then later spurred on railway mania
      • Iron and coal
        • coal production rose from around 16 mil to 30 mil tonnes
        • production of pig iron had also doubled
      • Textiles
        • the luddite riots began in 1812
    • Politics
      • Tories
        • Liverpool is in government from 1812 to 1827
          • Canning comes into office after Liverpool resigns in 27. he was not as successful as smoothing over the factions of the tory party.
            • Godderich comes in the same year
              • 28 Wellington comes in after Goderich's government collapsed
                • first whig government is formed in 50 years under Grey in 1830
      • Whigs
        • first whig government is formed in 50 years under Grey in 1830
      • General
        • there were divisions within the tory party that arose over passing catholic emancipation
          • when catholic emancipation was actually passed the tory party broke down due to so many divisions
      • Policies
        • Liverpool
          • corn laws were passed in 1815
            • 1816 introduction of income tax
              • 1817 suspension of Habeas corpus
                • 1819 relief and toleration act
                  • 1819 the six acts and cotton mills act
                    • 1824 repeal of the combination acts
          • Peel
            • reform of the penal codes 1823 whilst he was home secretary
              • Metropolitan police force set up when Wellington was in government
            • Godderich
              • repeal of test and corporations act 1828
              • Wellington
                • Catholic emancipation in 1829

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