Popular Protest

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  • Popular Protest 1815-21
    • Derbyshire Rising
      • Demands
        • wanted to set up new gov to help poor workers
        • mixture of political and economic motives
      • 1817
    • The Spa Fields Meetings
      • 1816
      • Henry Hunt wanted:
        • lower taxes on the poor
        • parliamentary reform - universal suffrage and secret ballot
      • Thistlewood and Preston had much more extreme intentions
        • overthrowing the monarchy
      • mainly political demands
    • March of the Blanketeers
      • 1817
      • wanted help for weaving industry
      • plight of the handloom weavers
      • economic demands
    • Peterloo Massacre
      • wanted vote for all adult men
      • other parliamentary reforms
      • 1819
      • mainly political demands
    • Cato Street Conspiracy
      • 1820
      • wanted to get rid of the monarchy and gov
      • wanted to proclaim country a republic
      • political demands

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