Chartism


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the principles of a body of 19th century English reformers who advocated better social and economic conditions for working people

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Third, it will suggest several ways to respond to those challenges in both researching and teaching about Chartism.
Early Chartist poetry (1838-1842) frequently represents both Chartism and Chartists in metonymic terms, with the flag or banner offered as a sign of Chartist activity.
He is concerned with change over time, which he sees as especially profound with respect to political protest, which is framed in his chosen period between the reactionary Gordon Riots and the emergence of Chartism, "the first truly independent working-class movement" (p.
In emphasizing the role of the poet and of poetry in actively creating a mutually sustaining sense of both community and history, "The Poet's Mission" arguably takes up a position somewhat like that advocated in Gareth Stedman Jones's "Rethinking Chartism.
The failures of early liberalism, Tory radicalism, and Chartism to cope with problems of city life are followed by a final explication of the rise of a new "entrepreneurial liberalism" which with considerable success placated the "aroused and organized working class.
Another bonus would be that, if successful, the Chartist Party could possibly even extend itself to fighting other council or even parliamentary seats in Wales, because if ever there was a ripe time to renew the principles of Chartism it is now
We lived at that time with the Luddite factory machine smashing riots, Chartism - the movement for parliamentary reform and universal suffrage - and angry opposition to the iniquitous Corn Laws.
Recalling the experiences of local people in the labour campaigns of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, photographs and artefacts are exhibited here, which tell the story of movements such as Chartism, the Suffragettes and the Trade Unions.
working-class movement, like Chartism, also set them apart from the
Because the post-Waterloo peace is so lauded, it is sometimes forgotten that Britain faced many challenges during the period: the reemergence of Napoleon; three post-1815 changes of regime in France; the partition of Holland/Belgium; war in Spain and its empire and in Portugal; as well as riot, rebellion, and Chartism at home.
The city has a rich cultural history - Rolls-Royce and the Football League started here, as did chartism and women's liberation.
Campaigns for factory reform, freeing young children from horrifically long working hours, Chartism and the reform of Parliament, the strife and starvation that fuelled the Luddite uprisings, the struggle for a free press and the emergence of Labour and Cooperative movements were all marked by key events within the town centre.
In 1839 during the Bull Ring riots, many business premises were attacked by supporters of Chartism, a movement campaigning for the vote for working-class men.