History Final Outlines***

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17/12/2007 02:27:00 Question:  Examine the emergence and growth of a labor movement in Britain  which culminated in the extension of the franchise to the working class in 1867.  Did this  lead to a radical change in British politics and economics?  Why?  Why not? 1. Labor Movement A.  Chartism o 1.  Movement for Political and Social reform in the UK o 2.  1 st  mass working class movement B.  Aims of Movement o 1.  Votes for all men o 2.  Equal-sized electoral districts o 3.  Secret ballot voting o 4.  Members of Parliament should not have to own property o 5.  Pay for members of Parliament o 6.  Annual election of Parliament  C.  Reason for Movement o 1. Worker’s struggles in factories o 2. Advance the workers’ class interests o 3. Democratic rights o 4.  Stop attacks of capitalism 2. Chartism vs. Government A.  Government’s decision
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o 1.  Rejects the People’s Charter B.  Chartism response o 1.  Peaceful protest against Government’s decision o 2.  August 1842 o 3.  Riot o 4.  Peaceful protest turned into violent riot 3.  Radical Change A.  Why Chartism was successful o 1.  “Peaceably if we may” o 2.  “Forcibly if we must” B.  Workers won real gains from capitalist system: o 1.  Rises in real earnings o 2.  Improvements in working conditions o 3.  Reductions in the working day o 4.  Electoral and trade union rights
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17/12/2007 02:27:00 Question:  Trace the development of a woman’s movement in Britain?  Who were  some of the significant figures and what were some of the important movements?  Explore the reasons for the radicalization of the movement prior to world war I, and the 
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course HIST 1025 taught by Professor Funk,merle during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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History Final Outlines*** - 12:27:00 AM Question Examine...

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