Protesting for causes has been an important way for people to get their voices heard throughout history. The reasons for protests had varied from feudalism to democracy.
Who led the peasants of Essex in the Peasants’ Revolt?
When did the people of Cornwall rebel?
The Pilgrimage of Grace was a rebellion against which of the following?
Henry had declared himself supreme head of the Church of England
The Dissolution of the Monasteries
Henry's persecution of Catholics
After the Battle of Culloden the English brutally repressed the Highlanders. Which of the following is NOT true?
Highlanders were allowed to play the bagpipes
Highlanders were forbidden to wear tartan
Highlanders were forbidden to speak Gaelic
Why did Louis XVI call the 'Estates General' in 1789?
He wanted to create a 'social contract' between king and people
He wanted to raise taxes
He wanted to close down the Estates
When was Louis XVI executed?
Which of the following protests attacked farm machines in the south of England?
The Pentrich Rebellion
The Swing Riots
Which of the following methods did the suffragists use to win votes for women?
Peaceful lobbying and campaigning
Chained themselves to railings
Burned down buildings
Which of the following did NOT contribute to the failure of the Miners' Strike of 1984-1985?
The government had stockpiled coal
Many miners were pushed into poverty
The Coal Board closed 20 pits
When did the government attempt to introduce the Community Charge?