There was growing discontent among the working-class population in Britain during the 1830s. The electoral system was corrupt and unrepresentative, and the poor had to endure harsh working conditions with low pay.
MPs were scared that Britain might have a revolution. In which country had that already happened?
Where was "Peterloo"?
Which group of people were happiest with the 1832 Reform Act?
Which of the following was one of the 6 points of the Peoples Charter?
To abolish slavery
To pay MPs
Increase number of representative MPs
When was Chartism popular?
During times of poor weather
During high unemployment
Which one of the Chartist leaders believed in peaceful protest?
Which reform became known as the “leap in the dark”?
1832 Reform Act
1867 Reform Act
1883 Corrupt and Illegal Practices Act
How many men had the vote after the 1884 Reform Act?
1 in 3
3 in 3
2 in 3
By 1884 how many women had the vote?
All married women
What had not been done by 1884?
MPs were still not paid
Middle class men could vote
Voting was in the open