Britain in the 19th Century
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Background to a Century of Change
Peels Prime Ireland Corn and the Collpase of
What Happened to the Standard of Living?
2 A Question of Class
1 The Men in Power Lord Liverpools Cabinet
2 William Cobbett and Henry Hunt opinion makers
Mr Oliver Sidmouths Spy and the Pentrich
Peterloo some modern assessments
2 The achievement of Daniel OConnell
a crisis within the Conservative Party
Chartism Success or Failure?
The AntiCorn Law League Successful Politics of Pressure?
Britain Europe and the World 181565
A Changing Society?
The Dominance of Lord Palmerston
Gladstone Disraeli and the Second Reform Act
The End of the Old Constitution 182030
2 Aspects of the Irish Problem
Catholic emancipation High point of Liberal
The Triumph of Reform
Perspectives on reform
1 The Impact of the Reform Act Hopes Fears and Realities
Years of Whig Achievement and Conservative Renewal
The principles of a Conservative opposition
3 The legislative achievement
The 1841 election
Conservative Party 184150
Gladstone and Disraeli 186880 The Domestic Arena
Foreign and Imperial Affairs in the Age of Gladstone
British Aims and Objectives
The Gladstonian Case Against Beaconsfieldism
Gladstone Parnell and the Irish Question 186893
Liberal Decline and Conservative Ascendancy 18801900
Challenges to the Old Certainties
The Labour Representation Committee
2 Joseph Chamberlain destructive force and disappointed
agitation alliance became Birmingham boroughs Britain British Cabinet campaign Canningites Castlereagh Catholic emancipation Chamberlain Chartist Church Cobbett Cobden Conservative Party constitution Corn Laws crisis defeat Derby Disraeli Disraeli's E.P. Thompson economic election electoral England EXAMINING THE EVIDENCE force foreign policy Foreign Secretary franchise Gladstone Gladstone's Grey historians Home Rule House of Commons House of Lords industrial interests Ireland Irish labour land landlords leader leadership League legislation Liberal Party Liverpool London majority Manchester measure Melbourne middle class ministry movement Nonconformist O'Connell opinion opposition organisation Palmerston Parliament parliamentary reform Parnell Peel's Peelites Peterloo political politicians Poor Law Prime Minister principles programme Protestant question radical Reform Act Reform Bill repeal resignation revolution Richard Cobden Russell Russian Salisbury Samuel Bamford seats Sir Robert Peel social society Source F TALKING POINT Tory trade Union vote voters W.E. Gladstone wages Wellington Whig whilst wider knowledge