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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Within the Chartist movement, there may have been those who continued to associate Robespierre with tyranny, intolerance, chaos, and bloodshed; but there were also many Chartists who accepted O'Brien's assessment of Robespierre.
I can't help but draw some parallels between the Chartist movement of 19th-century Britain, and the current Occupy Wall Street movement.
com/topics/List_of_suffragists_ and_suffragettes Elsewhere in Victorian times the Chartist Movement was enormously important in attempting to allow ordinary people a say in the running of the country and attracted thousands of supporters, particularly in the burgeoning towns and cities of Victorian England.
The Chartist movement of the late 1830s and 1840s believed that people had no one else but themselves to blame for the actions of their politicians.
The museum's local history gallery depicts the development of Llanidloes during the last three centuries including the mining and woollen industries, the building of the railway, the importance of religion and non-conformism and the Chartist movement.
For example, Murphy notes that 'Shakespeare might be said to have become almost a kind of literary patron saint for the Chartist movement, invoked repeatedly in a variety of contexts.
Timothy Keane's "The Chartist Land Plan: An English Dream, an Irish Nightmare" summarizes the evolution and impact of the Chartist movement.
By expanding the chronology to 1870 he investigates the decline of the Chartist movement and follows the activities of its proponents into mid-century Liberal and Conservative politics, a subject that has interested recent historians.
And there has also been an emphasis on specific individuals attached to the Chartist movement such as Miles Taylor's highly engaging account of Ernest Jones.
Timothy Keane looks at the Chartist movement from the dual perspective of England and Ireland calling the first a dream and the second a nightmare, which again should lead scholars to think about the way political movements are perceived from different places.
Angry about low pay and bad working conditions, he became a leader in the Chartist movement and demanded major political reforms.
In England the Chartist movement was at its height while in Europe the revolutions of 1848 were changing the political landscape forever.
It was built in 1849 during the Chartist movement, which campaigned for social and economic reform.
The focus is on their motivation, their political principles, and their relations with the working-class leadership and rank-and-file of the Chartist movement.