Thatcher Society

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MUSIC
blah blah blah
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In terms of music what genre came about amongst the youth?
Acid House Party
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What drug was this music associated with?
Ecstasy
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LGBT
blah blah blah
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When was homosexuality decriminalised in Northern Ireland?
1982
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When were people with AIDS being detained and forced into hospitals?
1985
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When did Thatcher reveal her dislike of the homosexual lifestyle?
1987 Conservative Party Conference
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When was Section 28 established and what was it?
1988, it prevented local councils and schools from promoting or encouraging a homosexual lifestyle as a substitute for traditional family values.
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What is an example of a group that came about to protest Section 28 and when?
1989, Stonewall UK
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What happens as a result of an increase in violence against homosexuals?
1990, led to a march and the formation of OutRag which called for police to protect gay people not arrest them.
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POLL TAX
blah blah blah
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What was the Poll Tax and it's goals?
It was an individual tax on each person in a local area that was a set fee for everyone as opposed to the tax based on your property. It aimed to increase equality and hold the councils to account.
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Where was it implemented first and when?
It was implemented in Scotland first in 1989 of which the government received backlash "Scotland is not your testing ground"
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When was it introduced to England and Whales?
1990
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Why did it fail?
Because it was unfair, politicians could not explain why a person who owns a motor home has to pay the same as someone with a mansion.
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What was the chant during the protests?
"Can't Pay. Won't Pay"
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Seen in a poll what percentage of people were against the poll tax?
78%
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As a result of the riots how many people were injured?
113
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As a result of the riots how many people were arrested?
340
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What did this riot do to Thatcher as a politician?
It was a nail in the coffin and she resigned as Prime Minister by the end of the year.
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ENVIRONMENTALISM
blah blah blah
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In ____ the Green party took __% of the vote
1989 - 15%
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In what speech did Thatcher raise concerns over the environment?
1989 UN speech
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NON WHITE COMMUNITY
blah blah blah
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When and what were the England Riots?
1981, due to the policies of Thatcherism there was high unemployment and inflation of 12%. Combining this with racial tensions and high crime rate riots ensued.
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By what percentage had unemployment increased amongst the black community
82%
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In Brixton how much did robberies go up?
138%
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Because of this crime rate what was the police response?
Operation Swamp 81 (1000 black people randomly stopped and searched)
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How many police were injured in Brixton?
280
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How many buildings and vehicles were damaged?
150 - 120
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When were the Handsworth Riots?
1985
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How many police were deployed in Handsworth
1500
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That summer what percentage of blacks that graduated university found jobs?
5%
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What are examples of some other riots?
Toxteth Riots and Chapeltown Riots
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What was the aftermath of the riots?
The Scarman Report was issued to prevent riots in future
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What did this report lead to?
It led to the creation of PACE (Police and Criminal Evidence Act) of 1984 which limited the polices powers and gave citizens of all colours protections.
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The Police __________ Authority was established in ____
Complaints - 1985
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FOOTBALL HOOLIGANISM
blah blah blah
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When did Thatcher establish a "war cabinet" for football hooliganism?
1985
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When was the Hillsborough Disaster?
1989 (96 dead)
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FEMINISM
blah blah blah
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When were women allowed to apply for loans and credit in their own names?
1980
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Who was the first women leader of the House of Lords?
Baroness Young
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When did the court of appeals decide that refusing service to women in bars shouldn't be allowed
1982
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Who was the first women mayor of London and when?
1983 - Lady Mary Donaldson
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To what was the sex discrimination act in 1986 extended to women retiring at the same age as men?
1986
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Who was the first women to win in court using the Equal Pay Act?
1988 - Julie Hayward
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