Great Reform Act

Today we will find out how the British government managed to avoid experiencing a violent revolution. After debates in parliament and riots across the country, a law was passed allowing more people to vote in elections.

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Q1.What happened to the number of people living in cities as Britain industrialised?

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Q2.Which of the following social groups became a larger proportion of the population as Britain industrialised?

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Q3.In which city did the Peterloo Massacre take place?

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Q4.Why had a crowd gathered in St Peter's Fields in 1819?

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Q5.Why did violence in St Peter's Fields in 1819 become known as 'Peterloo'?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

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Q1.What happened to the number of people living in cities as Britain industrialised?

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Q2.Which of the following social groups became a larger proportion of the population as Britain industrialised?

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Q3.In which city did the Peterloo Massacre take place?

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Q4.Why had a crowd gathered in St Peter's Fields in 1819?

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Q5.Why did violence in St Peter's Fields in 1819 become known as 'Peterloo'?

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Q1.Which political party opposed giving more people the right to vote in the 1830s?

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Q2.Which of the following took place after the House of Lords rejected the Reform Act in 1831?

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Q3.Fear of revolution eventually convinced which group to reluctantly support the Reform Act in 1832?

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Q4.Which social group was given the right to vote after the Great Reform Act of 1832?

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Q5.Which Birmingham banker proposed people should not pay tax until the Great Reform Act was passed?

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End of lesson quiz

See if you can answer these questions based on what you have learnt today.

Question 1

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Q1.Which political party opposed giving more people the right to vote in the 1830s?

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Q2.Which of the following took place after the House of Lords rejected the Reform Act in 1831?

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Q3.Fear of revolution eventually convinced which group to reluctantly support the Reform Act in 1832?

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Q4.Which social group was given the right to vote after the Great Reform Act of 1832?

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Q5.Which Birmingham banker proposed people should not pay tax until the Great Reform Act was passed?

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Lesson summary: Great Reform Act

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