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1

When did the Napoleonic wars start?

18th May 1803

2

How long did the Napoleonic Wars last?

Ended on 20th November 1815, lasted 12 years, 5 months and 4 weeks

3

When were the Corn Laws enacted?

1815-46

4

What was the purpose of the Corn Laws?

To protect British farmers from cheap foreign imports of grain after the Napoleonic Wars.

5

What were the Combination Acts?

Prohibited trade unions and collective bargaining by British workers. CHECK THIS ONE WITH MISS

6

When were the Combination acts passed?

1799.

7

What happened on the 16th august 1819 in Manchester?

The Peterloo Massacre.

8

What does Bastille day celebrate and what date is it?

14th July 1789, celebrates the storming of the Bastille.

9

Which Whig politician is most famous for speaking out against the French Revolution?

Edmund Burke.