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1

Quakers form an organisation to petition against the slave trade?

1783

2

Society for the Abolition of the Slave Trade's formation?

1787

3

William Pitt's first attempt to introduce parliamentary reform?

1785

4

First poor law?

1601

5

First anti-slave trade petitions to parliament?

1787-1788 (100+ petitions)

6

When was the Dolben Act?

1788

7

French Revolution?

1789

8

Wilberforce's first abolition speech to Parliament?

1789

9

Haitian Revolution?

1791

10

First abolition bill?

1791

11

'Rights of Man' by Thomas Paine?

1792

12

Start of Napoleonic Wars?

1793

13

Friendly Societies Act?

1793

14

Sugar boycott?

1790s

15

First suspension of Habeus Corpus?

1794

16

Speenhamland system?

1795

17

Robert Owen starts New Lanark?

1799

18

Combination acts?

1799 and 1800

19

Death of William Pitt?

1806

20

Death of John Newton?

1807

21

Abolition of the slave trade?

1807

22

800 banks in the UK?

1808

23

Luddite protests?

1811

24

12,000 troops sent to Yorkshire to stop industrial violence?

1812

25

Framebreaking Act (Anti-Luddites)?

1812

26

Corn Laws?

1815

27

March of Blanketeers (and end of Luddites)?

1817

28

Peterloo Massacre?

1819

29

Master and Servant Act?

1823

30

Combination acts repealed?

1824