Flashcards in 1832 Refrom Act Deck (9)
When did the Napoleonic wars start?
18th May 1803
How long did the Napoleonic Wars last?
Ended on 20th November 1815, lasted 12 years, 5 months and 4 weeks
When were the Corn Laws enacted?
What was the purpose of the Corn Laws?
To protect British farmers from cheap foreign imports of grain after the Napoleonic Wars.
What were the Combination Acts?
Prohibited trade unions and collective bargaining by British workers. CHECK THIS ONE WITH MISS
When were the Combination acts passed?
What happened on the 16th august 1819 in Manchester?
The Peterloo Massacre.
What does Bastille day celebrate and what date is it?
14th July 1789, celebrates the storming of the Bastille.