The Establishment 1960's

A quiz relating to the Establishment during the 1960's.

A quick summary of what happened during the Establishment. 

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What Political Party was associated with the term 'Establishment'?
Conservative
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What is meant by the 'old school tie' system?
A group of elite aristocrats who belonged to the same social clubs and came from the same socio-economic background.
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How many years has the Conservatives been in power?
13 years
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Why did the electorate favour Macmillan over Gaitskell?
Believed he could make unwelcomed decisions.
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What significant event happened under Macmillan in 1962?
Night of the Long Knives
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What was the economic growth under Macmillan govt?
3%
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Give two nicknames given to Macmillan
Supermac and Mac the Knife
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What were the 'Angry Young men'
A group of men who used the arts to poke fun at the Establishment.
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In 1959, what percentage of working class considered themselves middle class?
40%
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What is meant by the 'old school tie' system?

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A group of elite aristocrats who belonged to the same social clubs and came from the same socio-economic background.

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How many years has the Conservatives been in power?

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Why did the electorate favour Macmillan over Gaitskell?

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What significant event happened under Macmillan in 1962?

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This is really helpful! (I mean I got a lot wrong but this quick test has been just what I needed) ! :)

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