- Created by: Justin
- Created on: 21-05-13 13:56
Economic and Trade Policies
International Trade = ___ Streamlining = ___ Increasing Revenue = ___
- Corn Laws
- Income Tax
- Eden Treaty
- Bank Charter Act 1844
- The Companies Act 1844
- The Sinking Fund 1786
- Canada Corn Act 1843
- Sugar Bill
- 1842 "Free Trade" Budget
- 1845 "Free Trade" Budget (Continued from 1842)
- Bonded Warehouses
- Window Tax
- Navigations Act
- Pitt's Administrative Reforms
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Popular Politics & Control
- 1832 "Great" Reform Act (Larger Franchise from 7% to 11% 1834, however only males voted, monarchical and lords remained undiminished. Overall very small change).
- Penal and Policing Reforms: Metropolitan Police Act, Gaols Act - Designed to protect people and standardise the justice system (degree of more control however was a lot more efficient).
- Catholic Emancipation 1829 - Brought about by popular pressure (threat of civil war). Massive restriction for future Catholic voters in Ireland.
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Dealing with revolutionaries
- Repeated suspension of Habeas Corpus (Deterrent and show of control)
- The Seditious Meetings Act 1819
- Six Acts 1819 (Stopped any radical reformers creating large protests like that of the Peterloo Massacre
- Clontarff Monster Meeting (O'Connell imprisoned on grounds of seditious conspiracy after it was called off due to British troops coming over in two ships sent by Peel).
- Propaganda and Jingoism: Peterloo Massacre, Cato Street, Spa Fields, Luddites, Blanketeers.
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