Last week notes on Peterloo paper 2 OCR

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Peterloo massacre, happened in 1819. Nicknamed it because of the Battle of
Waterloo 4 years earlier against the Napoleonic army.
Henry Hunt was the main speaker he was there on St. Peter's field in Manchester.
Talking about reform and the right to vote
"Votes For All" held by the men…

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What had caused the massacre of Peterloo?

In 1789 there was the French revolution, the people had now decided to take the power for
themselves and as result they beheaded their very own monarch, King Louis XVI. The
politicians like Lord Liverpool had witnessed the early days of the revolution…

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The exam is 1 hour and 30 mins
It gives background info. on the topic in this case Peterloo
6/7 sources: Pictures, Diary extracts etc.
Guidance is also given to you e.g. spend 5 to 10 mins reading and examining the sources
and questions.
For the exam there are 6…

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Question 2 is all about purpose, why was the source created, what attitudes and
opinions did the creator have. Is the sourced propaganda, if so is it totally biased, is
it informing, persuading etc.
Question 3 is comparison. This question is based on how similar or how different
two pieces…


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