Flashcards in Overview Of The 1920's Deck (15):
What parties were Lloyd George, Bonar Law, Baldwin and MacDonald part of?
Lloyd George - Liberal
Bonar Law - Conservative
Baldwin - Conservative
MacDonald - Labour/National Labour
What happened in Amritsar and when?
1919 - hundreds of unarmed Indians were killed by British forces
When was the mass rally in Glasgow?
When was the Government of Ireland passed?
When did employment rise and to how much?
1921 - 2.5 million
When was the beginning of the Irish Civil War?
When did Lloyd George’s Coalition break?
When was the formation of the first labour government?
Why was there a Conservative victory in 1924?
Because of the Zinoviev Letter (conspiracy that Labour had communist connections in Russia)
When did Churchill return to England and why?
1925 - to bring Britain back to the “Gold Standard”
When were the General Strikes?
When did Labour win the election?
What did Gandhi do in 1930?
Led 5 million Indians in the salt march in protest to British Monopoly on salt in India
When did MacDonald resign?