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1

What is a trade union?

A worker’s organisation which helps its members.

2

Name 2 reasons why people join trade unions?

-wages
-rights
-pensions
-benefits
-solidarity

3

What did employers make employees sign in the 1830’s and 1830’s to stop them joining a trade union?

The document

4

What did the combination acts stop?

Setting up a trade union

5

When were the combination acts passed?

1799/1800

6

Which prime minister was in power when the Combination Acts were passed?

William Pitt

7

What did the friendly societies act of 1793 demand of friendly societies? Give 2 points.

-register with JP
-rules
-constitution
-lodge documentation
-updates etc

8

Which law was used against the Tollpuddle Martyrs?

Illegal oaths Act 1797

9

What county is Tollpuddle in?

Dorset

10

When did the Tollpuddle Martyrs case occur?

1834