Flashcards in Post-war Political Parties Deck (19):
The Liberal Party split into two factions, led by who
DLG vs Asquith
What party did the working class increasingly see the appeal of
What contributed to the appeal of Labour
growing trade union movement
What contributed to the decline of the Liberals
failed to deal w domestic problems (e.g Suffragettes, potential Irish civil war) pre 1914
Where were Liberal divisions clear, who won?
Maurice Debate 1918
yet over 80 Liberal MPs don't vote
Who led Labour and published their manifesto
What was the Labour manifesto called
Labour and the New Social Order
What did Labour pledge in terms of wages and insurance
basic wage established
fill employment + unemployment insurance
How did Labour do in 1917-18 by elections?
Was Labour helped or hindered by extension of the franchise?
When was the Representation of the People Act?
What did the Representation of the People Act mean for women?
given the vote at 30
What was the nickname for the December 1918 election
When was the first election since 1910
What happened to the electorate since 1910 in the 1918 election
What % of the vote did Labour secure 1918
Who won the 1918 election?
coalition easily (largely DLGs popularity)
Who won the majority of seats in parliament in 1918?