History_Note_3-20

History_Note_3-20 - History Notes 3/20 Ideologies move us;...

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History Notes – 3/20 Ideologies move us; otherwise they would not exist On Liberty Mill 1.) The world is yours 2.) You can do/believe anything you want as long as it does no harm to others 3.) We the people define the limits 4.) Self-directed action; what you accomplish is to your credit 1838 Reform Bills disappointed the Chartists Gentlemen of the anti-Corn Laws League succeeded – got rid of import duties Alternatives to agriculture – industry Corn Laws irritated those farther down the ladder – lower classes; working classes Working classes could not vote, but they had the numbers Robert Peel was convinced that the Corn Laws were right; wanted to prove that conservatives could also bring about reform 1.) reform bills brought about to keep women and children out of coal mines 2.) Reform Bill of 1847 brought about limited working hours for women – ultimately passed for men too; Reform Bill of 1843 limited working hours for children 3.) 1843 Factory Act
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