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Flashcards in Chartist leadership 1- violence Deck (8):
1

What was the division between leaders?

One group thought moral pressure should be used to obtain the People's Charter and others thought violence was the only way.

2

What was the background of most 'moral force' supporters?

educated and from artisan background.
An example of this was The London Working Men's Association .

3

When did chartists only really use violence?

To excite a crowd

4

Did chartists really intend it to lead to violence?

No

5

Did O'Connor support the Newport Uprising?

No

6

As an alternative to violence, what did 'moral force' leaders use?

The language of violence

7

What was violence sometimes used for?

As a means of establishing class unity, especially against the middle class 'traitors'.

8

What was the division between Lovett and O'Connor?

O'Connor never forgave Lovett for establishing his alternative to the National Convention; the National Association. He believed it distracted the working people from the main cause and destroyed class unity.