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1

What parties were Lloyd George, Bonar Law, Baldwin and MacDonald part of?

Lloyd George - Liberal

Bonar Law - Conservative

Baldwin - Conservative

MacDonald - Labour/National Labour

2

What happened in Amritsar and when?

1919 - hundreds of unarmed Indians were killed by British forces

3

When was the mass rally in Glasgow?

1919

4

When was the Government of Ireland passed?

1920

5

When did employment rise and to how much?

1921 - 2.5 million

6

When was the beginning of the Irish Civil War?

1922

7

When did Lloyd George’s Coalition break?

1922

8

When was the formation of the first labour government?

1924

9

Why was there a Conservative victory in 1924?

Because of the Zinoviev Letter (conspiracy that Labour had communist connections in Russia)

10

When did Churchill return to England and why?

1925 - to bring Britain back to the “Gold Standard”

11

When were the General Strikes?

May 1926

12

When did Labour win the election?

1929

13

What did Gandhi do in 1930?

Led 5 million Indians in the salt march in protest to British Monopoly on salt in India

14

When did MacDonald resign?

1931

15

When did Baldwin come into power and what Coalition did he form?

October 1931 - National Labour Government