B ; chartism ; far ach aims '50 ; movement creation '36-8

what were the names of the four unions that came together?
LWMA / ELDO / BPU / GNU
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LONDON WORKING MEN'S ASSOCIATION (lwma)
IDONGSD
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when formed?
1836
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led by?
william lovett
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who campaigned against what in early 30s?
stamp duty
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what ws LWMA membership like?
small of few hundred politically aware artisans
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how much was the monthly fee?
1 shilling (high)
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what were the LWMA's conservative and moderate ambitions?
promotion social and political rights / education for all
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how did lovett et al believe aims could be achieved?
peaceful protests / moral force
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what was a more radical org est in 1837?
East London Democratic Organisation (ELDO)
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who did it appeal to?
poorer wc e.g dockworkers / silk weavers
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and was to consider which type of force?
physical force to get aims
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continued to oppose LWMA until?
National Charter Association
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in?
1840
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when what happened?
both became part of chartists
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when did lovett and colleagues first draft proposals in People's Charter of 1838?
may 1837
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what did LWMA believe enactments would inevitably lead to?
social and economic improvements
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however, how would LWMA only become effective?
gaining widespread support
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BIRMINGHAM POLITICAL UNION
BPU
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who created it?
thomas attwood
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what had it been in 1831-32?
strong group M/WC ppl tht campaigned for 32 reform act
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when did it decline in importance after?
reform bill of 32
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when did attwood reorganise BPU?
1837
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in response to what?
depression in midland towns
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at first fail widespread support because focused on which type suffrage?
household > universal
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when was the more radical programme relaunched? (m/y)
november 1837
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where would the new proposals be presented and backed by?
parliament backed by petition
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what organisation did their programme resemble?
LWMA (also they gained a lot more supporters)
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THE GREAT NORTHERN UNION
difngd
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who created it?
feargus o'connor
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when was he elected to mp in county cork?
1832
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what happened to him in 1835?
disqualified
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why?
didn't have property qualification
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when did he tour northern england?
late 1835
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and established several what?
local radical assocs pledged to supp parlia ref
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who did he gain widespread northern support from bc of oratoring?
unskilled english workers + growing no. irish immigrants
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when did he combine all different orgs to GNU?
1837
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which stands for?
great northern union
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at which time he also developed?
northern star
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what was the newspaper's original circulation?
10,000
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what was this figure in 1839?
50,000+
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when gave full support to?
chartist movement
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SUMMARY
DIOFGNDF
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by end 1838 which three groups united for parliamentary reform?
LWMA / BPU / GNU
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when was LWMA and BPU mass meeting in glasgow?
may 1838
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with how many ppl attending?
200,000+
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where the two groups agreed to?
join forces and adopt common programme
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why had o'connor not yet taken up cause of People's Charter?
didn't want to lose GNU control + ****** hated lovett
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what two things about o'connor did lovett dislike?
fiery language in speeches + catering to unskilled wcs
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what was he convinced o'connor's egotism would do?
damage the movement
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why did o'connnor decide to swing GNU behind other two groups?
saw chartists were becoming widely supp and could overtake GNU
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when did he adopt both People's Charter and national petition?
august 1838 meeting
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in?
birmingham
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