History - The Reform of Parliament (Theme 1)

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In counties what was the freehold property qualification to vote in 1780?
40 shillings a year
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The 1832 Reform Act extended the franchise so that ... could vote
1 in 5 males (20%)
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The 1867 Reform Act extended the franchise so that ... could vote
1 in 3 males (33%)
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The 1884 Reform Act extended the franchise so that ... could vote
3 in 5 males (60%)
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The 1918 Reform Act extended the franchise so that all ... could vote and to ... could vote
Men over the age of 21 | women over the age of 30 if they were householders or married to one
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The 1928 Reform Act extended the franchise so that ... could vote
Women could vote on the same term as men
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During 1832-67 the Whigs evolved into which party and why?
The Liberals (1859) and due to the extended franchise
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When did the Labour Party emerge?
The 1880s and 1890s (only formally a professional party from 1906)
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1780. How many men could vote?
c. 490,000 (11%)
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1832. How many men could vote?
c.800,000 (20%)
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1867. How many men could vote?
2 million men (33%)
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1884. How many men could vote?
5 million men (50%)
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1918. How many men could vote?
13 million (100%)
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1928. How many men could vote?
14.5 million (100%)
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1918. How many women could vote?
8.5 million (60%)
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1928. How many women could vote?
14.5 million (100%)
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Causes of Parliamentary Reform, 1780-1832?
Extra-parliamentary agitation | International circumstances (revolutions) | Influence of radicals
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Over how many seats had fewer than 50 voters?
50
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How many seats were uncontested?
30%
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What did William Pitt the Younger propose to do in 1785?
Disenfranchise 36 of the worst rotten boroughs and redistribute their 72 seats to London & most populous counties
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How many rotten and pocket boroughs did the 1832 Reform Act abolish?
56
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How many boroughs lost one MP after the 1832 Reform Act?
30
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After the 1832 Reform Act how many new boroughs were created with 2 MPs?
Twenty-two
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After 1832 how many pocket boroughs remained?
70
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The 1867 Reform Act deprived how many small boroughs of 1 MP
38
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Boroughs with fewer than 15,000 votes lost both of their seats as a result of which Act?
The Redistribution Act of 1885
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What did Disraeli introduce in 1867?
Fancy Franchise - an extra vote would go to those with professional qualifications or a unviersity degree
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Plural voting was not completely abolished until...?
1948
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The Redistribution Act of 1885 created what?
Suburban constituencies out of larger towns and cities (they were more likely to vote Conservative)
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When was the Ballot Act (The Secret Ballot Act) and who passed it?
1872 | William Gladstone's Liberal government
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What did the Corrupt & Illegal Practices Prevention Act of 1883 do?
Set maximum limits for expenditure on elections (Made campaigning fairer)
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Before 1832 around how many electors came under the influence of landlords? (Percentage)
25%
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What was the 'triple-whammy' of the 1880s?
The Corrupt & Illegal Practises Prevention Act ('83) | The Reform Act ('84) | The Redistribution of Seats Act ('85)
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The 1867 Reform Act had enfranchised male borough residents who ...?
Owned or occupied residencies for a year a longer
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The 1867 Reform Act had enfranchised county residents who ...?
Leased land worth £5 a year, or with property of a rate able value of £12 per year
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When was the Chandos Ammedement and what did it do?
1832 | Added £50 farmers and 40-shilling freeholders to the franchise
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Under the Redistribution Act what did the number of London seats increase to?
22 seats to 62
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605 of those working in shell factories were?
Women
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In which year was the Ballot Act introduced?
1872
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