B ; chartism ; far ach aims '50 ; why failed

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A DIVIDED WORKING CLASS
SIOFNGDS
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what two groups did chartism fail to gain support of?
skilled working class / agricultural class
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why would swc be helpful?
because of growing no railway engineers
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where was the only place chartism was active in suffolk?
ipswich
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why was spread of chartism more difficult in rural south?
villages were smaller and isolated
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what happened to working class divisions in 1840s?
became more acute 2/ single issue causes
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who established the first shop of the co-operative movement in 1844?
rochdale pensioners
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and their movement gained support especiallt around who?
women
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why was o'connor dismaued?
he just wanted to stick to the charter man
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CHARTISM AND TRADE UNIONS
IONG
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did chartism gain widespread long lasting support from them?
no
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trade union activity severely curtailed after which two events in 1834?
collapse GNCTU / tolpuddle martys
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existing small trade unions would be prosecuted for what?
strike actions
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which were regarded under common law as?
restraint of trade
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in early days what was it with chartists and unions?
supported by individual unions who went representatives
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what event in manchester did several mcr unions attent?
kersal moor meeting 1838
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however what idea did the trade unions massively disagree with?
sacred month
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why?
thought would lead to gov reprisals against trade union movement
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refusal to support proposal decided what?
tu abandonment of chartists
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why did unions rebuff NCA again in 1840?
more concerned with economic matters
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focused attention on which three things instead?
wage / hours / working conditions
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unionism revival evidenced by growing indep tus and which major org?
National Association of United Trades (NAUT)
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in?
45
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what two things made this possible?
trade revival from '42 and growing confidence indiv tus
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what did o'connor change paper name to in hopes of working with unions?
northern star and national trades journal
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but o'connor had no real interest in trade unions beyond what?
recruiting numbers to chartist cause
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so did he get their support
**** no
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A CHANGING ECONOMY
SDFIUNGDS
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what type of question did stephens say chartism was?
"knife and fork" question
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when were the three spikes in chartist activity?
'38-'39 / '41-'43 / '47-'48
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all three coincided with what?
economic depressions
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but what did the chartist believe would never have happened if wc had say in power?
poor law amendment act and factory owners wouldn't have been able tor educe wages
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CHARTISM: A FAILURE?
DFIIG
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what was the fundamental chartist aim?
parliament to accept people's charter
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has this ever been achieved in the history of the world?
no
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so in that sense is chartism a failure?
if you even considered that ur stupid
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but what did chartism breathe new life into?
working class radicalism
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what did it strengthen?
working class culture
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and allowed what to emerge?
good leadership
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made the wokring class more politically aware from which two peoples speeches?
o'connor / stephens
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what paper furthered wc political education?
northern star
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what were many prominent chartists also involved in creation of?
liberal party
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what have actually been gradually taken on by parliament?
six points of charter
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can chartists be credited?
nope
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what was the only point of the charter not to have been taken on?
annual parliament
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what was the first charter point to happen?
abilosh payment MPs
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