The First World War had an impact on politics. Some Scots took action to improve living and working conditions. There were a series of disputes known as ‘Red Clydeside’.
What month in 1915 did local women form the Glasgow Women’s Housing Association to resist rent rises?
What was the Rent Restriction Act?
Restricted the amount of people who could live in a property
Restricted the number of people allowed to collect rent
Restricted the amount of rent paid on a property
What do the letters CWC stand for?
Clyde Workers Committee
Clydeside Wants Communism
Clyde Workers Commune
What date was the strike and demonstration held in George Square at which serious disorder broke out?
11 January 1919
21 January 1919
31 January 1919
The Representation of the People Act of 1918 gave all men over what age the right to vote?
The Representation of the People Act of 1918 gave women of what age the right to vote?
What do the letters D.O.R.A. stand for?
Defence Orders Royal Act
Defence of the Royal Assembly
Defence of the Realm Act
Which party continued to draw support from the middle classes in Scotland's towns and cities?
What issues did the ILP and the Labour Party focus their campaign on?
Building the empire and re-arming the military
Education and Health Care
Housing and Health Care
By the mid-1920s, which party had replaced the Liberals as one of the nations big two political parties?
Scottish National Party