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What did they want to get the working class involved with?Political life
83.3%
What was one of the initial causes of the movement?French Revolution
75%
The gagging acts disallowed meetings of more than how many people?50
75%
What was the name given to the meeting in Manchester in August 1819?Peterloo
75%
What did the govt. introduce after Peterloo in 1819?Six Acts
75%
The strength of what can also be blamed for the failure of the movement?Government
75%
Who made many speeches in front of large crowds?Henry Hunt
66.7%
Where was there a huge meeting in December 1816?Spa Fields
66.7%
Where was there a provoked rising in June 1817?Pentridge
66.7%
How many died at Peterloo?11
66.7%
What did they want to see improvements to?Living and working conditions
58.3%
The withdrawal of what caused a resurgence in the movement?Income tax
58.3%
What law introduced in 1815 convinced many outside of parliament that they could not expect fairness and justice unless the system was changed?Corn Laws
58.3%
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Who created the political register?William Cobbett
58.3%
How much did the political register cost?2d
58.3%
How did the govt. respond to Spa Fields?Gagging acts
58.3%
How many people attended at St. Peter's field60,000
58.3%
Who headed the LCS? Thomas Hardy
50%
Who created the Hampden clubs?John Cartwright
50%
How many were injured in Peterloo?400
50%
Tax on what was increased?Newspapers
50%
How many petitions were sent to the government in 1817?700
50%
What did the six acts ban?Military style training
41.7%
What did the movement lack?Middle class support
41.7%
What term can be given to the inconsistency of the movement?Hunger politics
33.3%

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