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British History 1918-51

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Contents
1. What impact did WW1 have on the rise of the Labour Party?
2. How effective were the two Labour governments of 1924
and 1929-31?
3. Did MacDonald betray the Labour Party in August 1931?
4. How strong was the Liberal Party in 1914?
5. How did the outbreak…

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11. Why did the General Strike take place and why did it fail?
12. How great was the problem of unemployment in Britain in
the 1930's?
13. What did the National Government do to try to end the
Depression?
14. What impact did the war have on the…

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What impact did WW1 have on the rise of
the Labour Party?
The Union of Democratic Labour Leaves the National
The Split in the Liberal Party The 1918 General Election
Control Coalition
· The Liberals were Labour's · This pressure group was set · Arthur Henderson resigned · By 1918,…

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How effective were the two Labour governments of 1924 and 1929-
31?
The first two Labour governments Domestic Affairs Domestic Affairs




The Second Labour Government (1929-31)
The First Labour Government (1914)
Minority Governments

were minority governments where ·Clifford Allen, leader of the Independent ·In 1929, there was rising unemployment and…

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Did MacDonald betray the Labour Party in
August 1931?
The Coalition For Against

·After rising unemployment and the May ·MacDonald was obsessed with trying to prove ·MacDonald was one of Labour's most
Committee's recommendation for cuts in public that a Labour government put national interests experienced and…

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How strong was the Liberal Party in
1914?
Liberal Success

·By 1915, the Liberals had won 3 successive general elections in1906, in January 1910, and December 1910. against this background of
success most Liberals were confident they would win the general election which was likely to take…

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How did the outbreak of WW1 affect
the Liberal Party?
Party Splits
· The decision to go to war caused a minor division in government ranks
with the president of the Local Government Board, John Burns, and two
junior ministers resigning. More important was that Liberals were…

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How important was the split between
Asquith and Lloyd George in the decline of
the Liberals? Back to Contents


The Rise of Lloyd George Lloyd George in Power

· Asquith was unsuited to the role of wartime · In December 1916, Lloyd George's suggestion
prime minister in that he allowed…

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Why did Lloyd George fall from power
in October 1922?
Post-war Success
Lloyd George was the `man who won the war' and he was one of the main negotiators at the
Paris Peace Conference along with President Wilson (USA) and Clemenceau (France). In
December 1918, there was…

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