Conservative Collapse- past 12 mark questions

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Explain why Chamberlain's campaign for tariff reform was damaging to the Conservative Party in the years 1902-1906
-Important tariffs would cause food prices to rise. This prospect split the Conservatives because many were sensitive to maintaining the working class vote. This was the social class most likely to be hit by food price rises.
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Explain why issues arising from the Boer War contributed to a Liberal victory in the 1906 General Election
Imperialism was presented badly through some events of the war e.g. the concentration camps and the military failures Britain experienced. Joseph Chamberlain was a supporter of New Imperialism and the war undermined his stance and his party followers
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Explain why the issue of 'Chinese Slavery' in 1903 caused opposition to the Conservative government
The labourers were housed into large camps. The close proximity of so many men together offended the moral sensitivity of many people in Britain
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Explain why the Liberal Party formed an electoral pact with the Labour Representation Committee (LRC) in 1903
The pact was an arrangement designed to undermine possible Conservative successes and so damage their dominance of British politics. This was done by Liberal and Labour splitting the anti-Conservative vote
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Imperialism was presented badly through some events of the war e.g. the concentration camps and the military failures Britain experienced. Joseph Chamberlain was a supporter of New Imperialism and the war undermined his stance and his party followers

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Explain why the Liberal Party formed an electoral pact with the Labour Representation Committee (LRC) in 1903

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