B ; trade unions ; ext inc inf '15-'19 ; manny shinwell / james maxton

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in war where was centre industrial unrest?
glasgow
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more specifically what along banks of clyde?
shipyards / workshops
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glasgow was the heart of what?
british heavy industry
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home to how many shipbuilders / coal miners / iron makers / engineers
370,000
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composing what % city workforce?
35%
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industrialisation + socialist agitation earned the nickname?
red clydeside
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who was @ forefront?
manny shinwell / james maxton
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shinwell was an early member of which party?
independent labour party
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when, as a clothing worker, did he join Glasgow Trades Councik?
'06
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as?
delegate of the union
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committed 2 socialisn + he was prominent in clydeside during national dock strikes of?
1911
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in war he worked as local secretary of glasgow branch of?
British Seafarer's Union
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shinwell earned rep for?
militancy against police
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when was 40-hr movement?
'19
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key figure in securing whose support for strike?
seafarers
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tried and found guilty of what after?
incitement to riot
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being sentenced to?
5m prison
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became labour MP in what election?
'22
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maxton became schoolteacher but what tunred him to socialism?
shocking poverty of his schoolchildren
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'13-'19 he was chairman of?
scottish labour party
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opposing war and making regular speeches doign what?
condemning conflict
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when he refused to be conscripted what happened?
sent to work on barges and became active in union militancu
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organised strikes and becoame part of what committee?
Clyde Workers' Committee
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committee formed in opposition of what gov act?
Munitions Act '15
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CWC initially came together when?
oct '15
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in '16 maxton arrested and imprisoned for a year for?
sedition
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in '18 elected to National Council of?
labour party
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discontent over leaving certificates eventually provoked strikes where and when?
fairfield yard aug '15
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what specific event started it?
2 shipyard workers dismissed + given peak certificates
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strike encouraged gov to introdduce what act?
Munitions of War Amendment act
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when?
jan '16
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extended by legislation in '17 that abolished?
leaving certificates
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more specifically what along banks of clyde?

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