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how many troops was major general sir charles napier appt 2 command in april '39?
4000
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in how many counties?
11
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that comprised?
the Northern District
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why was he an unusual choice to command north force?
showed poor sympathy
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whta did he often do with local magistrates requests for small detachments of troops?
reject
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why?
easy target for local chartists
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instead divided forces into what?
three large detachments around north near industrial areas
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how big was the largest division?
2800
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placed under his direct command where?
south lancashire
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what meeting did napier attend easing his fears of violence?
kersal moor
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how many people did napier estimate attended rather than o'connor's figure of 1m?
20,000 men + 10,000 women and children
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how many of those did he believe wpould take up arms?
500
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what chartist call in july justified napier's view on rebellion?
'scred month'
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why did he believe this wouldn't take place?
*guy from soothouse voice* they can't afford it
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what did napier advise magistrates to do if month took place?
take no provocative actions
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and denied magistrates requests for?
precautionary troops
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when did napier stop holding command of northern districts?
41
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why?
took command of troops in india
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largely thanks to his sensible troop command that what event wasn't repeared
peterloo massacre
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