Repressive Action Against the First Reform Act

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  • Created on: 15-05-17 16:30

MPs benefitted from the system so were unwilling to change as the aristocracy had control

1780 - Gordon Riots scared the aristocracy away from reform

1789 - French Revolution 

- MPs tried to show dangers of revolution 

1790 - Reflections on the Revolution in France - Edmund Burke 

1793 - War with French Republic

1795 - Treason Act

December 1819 - Six Acts 

Middle class…


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