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1

What percentage of the vote did the conservative win in the 1918 election in Scotland?

30%

2

What was the party regarded as?
-Conservatives

Party of middle class and law and order

3

How may votes did the Labour Party receive in 1914 and 1918?

1914-800,000
1918-2,000,000

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5

Why did phase one of the red cyldeside?

In the cyldeside there was a huge concentration of male and female munitions and engineering workers. They were concerned about dilution and workers rights.

6

Who was arrested and deported to Edinburgh?

Kirkwood

7

How did the Red Clyde-side start?

Between 1915-1919 a number of protests took place in parts of Glasgow and the surrounding areas such as Greenock , Clydebank and Paisley, by working class men and women

8

Who was John MaLean?

Radical Socialist - Marxist (communism)

9

What did John Maclean produce? And what did it have in it?

A journal called Vanguard and it pro times anti-war views

10

What happened to John Maclean in 1915?

Arrested and imprisoned

11

What happened in George Square 1919?

A battle that he CWC enacted to reduce the working week from 54 hours to 40 hours.

12

What happened on the 27th of Jan 1919

40,000 workers on Clydeside went on strike.

13

What happened on the 31st January 1919?

90,000 workers assembled in George Square

14

What did the police do in George Square?

What was this called?

Charged at a crowd gifting spread through the streets.

Bloody Friday - communist flag

15

What were the Government Concerned about ?

The treats of political revolution

16

How many English troops were sent and how many tanks were stationed in the city?

Troops = 12,000
Tanks =6

17

How long did it take till the strike was over and what was the impact?

The strike was over within a week and the CWC leaders arrested and workers were given 47hours working week

18

What happened 1915?

Rent strikes - women taking political action over domestic issue

19

Why was John Maclean imprisoned so many time?

Under the DORA for anti-war views

1915- arrested for statements to discourage recruitment

1916- imprisoned for anti-conscription speeches.

19

What happened to John MacLean in 1918?

He was charged with sedition
-5 months in prison
-went on hunger strike was force fed
-released December 1918

20

What happened to John Maclean in 1923? And what did people do?

He died
Thousands lined in the streets to see his funeral procession pass.

21

What happened to many of the Woking class voters by the end of the war?

They stared to turn to growing to the Labour Party

22

Who were he conservatives regarded as?

Middle class and law and order

23

What happened to the Liberals during the war?

The party divided by the war. Some had left to form the UDC
UDC- Union Democratic Control (anti-war campaign)

24

What happened the 27th of January 1919?

40,000 workers on Clydeside went on strike