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Thomas RoskellDr. StephenJuly 1st, 2016Intro British History Since 1660Age of Reform and The Liberal Empire1. What were the tenants of classical liberalism, and how did liberals regard the position ofwomen in the first half of the nineteenth century?
mother ruling as a woman. Victoria exemplified the persona of a monarch in a parliamentarydemocracy, and, in her acting as a wife and mother, that of a middle-class woman. Shedisplayed the characteristics of both; passivity, duty, and moral power and influence, a positionthe liberals supported.2. What were the aims of the Chartist movement, and how did the Chartists depend on thesupport of women?
suffrage, annual Parliaments, vote by secret ballot, equal electoral districts, the elimination ofproperty qualifications for those men who would sit in Parliament, and the payment of MPs. TheCharter movement made three main petitions that it placed before Parliament. The first held in1839, had 1,280,000 signatures but it was voted down in Parliament. The second held in 1842,had 3,300,000 signatures. It was also voted down. In 1848, a large march of Chartist members

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History, Classical Liberalism, Opium Wars, Chartist movement

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