Popular protest, 1850-1900

In this lesson, we will learn about the Lancashire Cotton Famine and the Matchgirls strike. We will use these examples and knowledge from previous lessons to answer our enquiry question: how far did working conditions improve during the nineteenth century?

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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!

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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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.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

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Popular Protest, 1850-1900 Quiz

How much can you remember about the ways in which working conditions changed during the ninteenth century?

Q1.What happened to the population of England between 1700 and 1870?

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

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Q3.Which of these was not an Act passed by the Whig government in the 1830s?

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Q4.In what ways were the Chartists different to earlier forms of popular protest?

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Q5.Which group of people worked at the Bryant and May factory in 1888?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Popular Protest, 1850-1900 Quiz

How much can you remember about the ways in which working conditions changed during the ninteenth century?

Q1.What happened to the population of England between 1700 and 1870?

1/5

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

2/5

Q3.Which of these was not an Act passed by the Whig government in the 1830s?

3/5

Q4.In what ways were the Chartists different to earlier forms of popular protest?

4/5

Q5.Which group of people worked at the Bryant and May factory in 1888?

5/5

Lesson summary: Popular protest, 1850-1900

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