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1

The public outcry can be seen when which government fell and when

Aberdeen government - Jan 1855

2

What did the Times refer to the force that went to Crimea as

"the finest army that has ever left these shores"

3

Why may Raglan not have been suitable for the job?

40 yrs since his last service

65 when appointed to lead campaign

4

Who did Lucan blame for the error of the charge?

Raglan and Nolan

5

Who did Lucan defend his actions to?

House of Lords

6

What did Lucan receive post-war?

Several promotions e.g Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

7

How was Cardigan treated post-war?

As a hero

Given credit for leading charge bravely

8

Who did Cardigan blame for the error of the charge?

Nolan's lack of clarity

9

Who was Nolan blamed by?

Cardigan and Lucan

10

Why did Nolan not receive much criticism in the papers?

Died within the charge

11

What did Russell say about Nolan post-charge?

"God forbid I should cast a shadow on his honour:

12

When was the Battle of Balaclava

25th October 1854

13

What did the Russian's seize at the Battle of Balaclava?

British Cannons

14

The public outcry can be seen when which government fell and when

Aberdeen government - Feb 1855

15

What political event can be seen as public dissatisfaction for the governments involvement in the war effort?

Fall of Aberdeen's government

16

What was Aberdeen referred to as when he was being used as a scapegoat?

"old traitor, Aberdeen"

17

Who was the Secretary of State for War during the early part of the Crimean War?

Duke of Newcastle