Popular protest, 1800-1850

In this lesson, we will learn about popular protests against poor working conditions at the start of the nineteenth century.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What was the Industrial Revolution?

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Q2.What 'class' were most people in nineteenth-century Britain?

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Q3.Which Act banned children younger than nine from working in factories.

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Q4.Why was the Factory Act (1833) unpopular with many poor families?

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Q5.Alongside Acts passed by the government, what else do historians look at to understand how working conditions changed during the nineteenth century?

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Quiz:

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!

Q1.What was the Industrial Revolution?

1/5

Q2.What 'class' were most people in nineteenth-century Britain?

2/5

Q3.Which Act banned children younger than nine from working in factories.

3/5

Q4.Why was the Factory Act (1833) unpopular with many poor families?

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Q5.Alongside Acts passed by the government, what else do historians look at to understand how working conditions changed during the nineteenth century?

5/5

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Popular Protest, 1800-1850 Quiz

How much can you remember about how government Acts related to working conditions in the nineteenth century?

Q1.Which group of people wanted to reduce food prices by burning down barns and windmills?

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Q2.Which group of people destroyed stocking frames in 1811?

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Q3.Which group of people destroyed threshing machines in 1830?

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Q4.What did the Chartists want?

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Q5.In what ways were the Chartists different to earlier forms of popular protest?

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Popular Protest, 1800-1850 Quiz

How much can you remember about how government Acts related to working conditions in the nineteenth century?

Q1.Which group of people wanted to reduce food prices by burning down barns and windmills?

1/5

Q2.Which group of people destroyed stocking frames in 1811?

2/5

Q3.Which group of people destroyed threshing machines in 1830?

3/5

Q4.What did the Chartists want?

4/5

Q5.In what ways were the Chartists different to earlier forms of popular protest?

5/5

Lesson summary: Popular protest, 1800-1850

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