How did Peel bring the Tories to victory in 1841?
The Tamworth Manifesto December 1834: Stood for strong government, conserving all that was good in the previous system (Monarchy & Church), moderate reform of abuses and maintaining peace.
- They offered a safe and cautious middle way between the anti-change attitude of the old Tories and the worrying reform ideas of the Radicals.
- He won back voters who had turned away from the Tories after Reform Act.
- He won over some of the newly enfranchised voters, in particular middle class manufacturers and businessmen who felt neglected by the Whigs, as Peel himself was from a middle-class background.
- The party became more developed at a local level after Peel set up Conservative associations and clubs all over the country.
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