Pitt's radical challenges

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Pitt's radical challenges

> Radical societies

By the mid-190's at least 80 new political clubs and societies were set up across Britain, largely in urban centres

1. Membership wider than pre-Revolution (only charges 1p per week and stated they were 'open to all')

2. LSC was the largest of these groups. Most members = middle-class and had probabably less than 1000 active members. Thousands would attend open air meetings.

3. Aims: - Not to replace but reform existing systems.

             - Universal manhood suffrage.

             - Annual elections.

             - Abolition of rotten boroughs.

They distanced themselves from extreme ideas of Thomas…



honestly now, no lie but this is fantasitc!!!!!!!!

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