Democracy grew in Britain due to the impact of the industrial revolution and the Great War. New political ideas and pressure groups came to the forefront as politicians sought to secure votes.
Who owned the factories, coalmines and railways following the Industrial Revolution?
The upper class
The middle class
The working class
What is urbanisation?
A move away from the urban areas
A move towards the urban areas
Movement within urban areas
What did socialists believe?
That the country should be run by the middle class whose businesses were making money for the country
That there should be a revolution to make everyone financially equal
That the workers should have more say in how the country was run
Which country gave women the vote before Britain did?
What did the National Reform Union not demand?
A secret ballot
Votes for all ratepayer
Which group organised a protest in Hyde Park which became violent?
The Reform League
What was the result of the 'Cat and Mouse' Act?
Increased sympathy for the suffragettes
Decreased sympathy for the suffragists
Increased sympathy for the suffragists
Which party had been in support of extending the franchise to working men in the early 1860s?
The Labour Party
Which party benefited from passing the Corrupt and Illegal Practices Act of 1883?
Why was there a need for voting reform after 1918?
The suffrage campaign had continued throughout the war
Men returning from duty would not have met the residency qualification
Men were protesting to have the vote awarded to 18 year olds