Post War Reconstruction & David Lloyd George
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The Representation of the People Act of ???? granted the vote to women over the age of 30 who met a property qualification. The same Act gave the vote to all men over the age of 21.
The Representation of the People Act of 1918 granted the vote to all men over the age of __.
What party was affected positively by the redrawing of constituency lines following the Representation of the People Act 1918, to have increased representation from the industrial cities?
Why did workers have more of an influence over the Government during the First World War?
Supply and demand
What political party did David Lloyd George represent?
_____ _____ remained a very controversial figure; his own party could not decide whether to support him or abandon him. He largely disregarded the problems facing the party, preferring to work for himself. As a result, one of the greatest Liberal leaders was also largely responsible for the party's downfall.
What event did the Punch Cartoonists describe as 'conquering'?
Paris Peace Conference
In what year was the Paris Peace Conference?
What was signed at the Paris Peace Conference?
Treaty of Versailles
Who mainly supported Lloyd George in the coalition government, his own party, or the Conservatives?
Lloyd George seemed unshakable as the Prime Minister in 1918. In the 1918 election his Coalition government seemed to be solidly endorsed by the electorate, with a huge majority. To the Conservatives he seemed indispensable. Lloyd George's personal popularity and support at the time was summed up by
, who said "Lloyd George can be Prime Minister for life if he wants". However, he was to spend less than four years in that position before the Conservatives pushed him from power.
The coalition and his personal position at its head both seemed secure with a massive majority. Having over WHAT % of seats?
The Conservative leaders may have also been happy to see the Liberal party remain split between the followers of Lloyd George and WHO.
Approximately how many more times Conservative MPs were there in office, compared to Liberal MPs when Lloyd George fell in 1922
What was the policy of combining Lloyd George's liberals and the Conservative party called (1920)?
Did the policy of fusion succeed?
What act was introduced in 1919 to build 'homes fit for heroes'?
Addison's Housing Act
How many homes were built under Addison's Housing Act?
Depression greatly affected the UK in what year of Lloyd George's office?
In 1921, under Lloyd George, unemployment rose from 400,000 to how many people? (give precise figure)
Under Lloyd George, in the depression, social reforms were halted (including Council Housing funding + Education). Who was responsible for this?
What was the popular party in Ireland called, that wanted independent rule, causing a fracas at home (Involvement with IRA etc)
What was the peace treaty called that Lloyd George signed in 1921?
Irish Free State
Which wings did Lloyd George upset by signing the Irish Free State treaty in 1921?
What country did Lloyd George agree a trade deal with in 1921, seriously angering the Conservatives?
What country did Lloyd George almost go to war far in 1922, much to the shock of the Conservatives?
What was the right wing group of Conservatives called that wanted to end the coalition?
Between 1919 and 1922, Labour had taken only how many seats from Liberals at by elections? (Hinting to the Conservatives he was no longer necessary)
In what by election did an independent Conservative win a seat over a coalition Conservative, showing it was now disadvantageous to be associated with the Conservatives?
Which Conservative party leader described Lloyd George as "morally disintegrating"?
What was the scandal called involving Lloyd George?
Honours for Sale
What did Lloyd George privatise which led to bitter resentment from workers, and was unpopular with both left and right?
Which 1921 act of Lloyd George angered many liberals and split the party further?
Safeguarding of Industries Act
What was the meeting called where it was decided Lloyd George's reign was to come to an end?
Carlton Club Meeting
The coalition was no longer a block on the rise of ______, and was even a liability. The single most important reason behind the existence of the Coalition under Lloyd George had gone, and like all Prime Ministers who stay too long in office, Lloyd George was unceremoniously driven from power.
To what ratio was it voted Lloyd George had to go at the Carlton Club Meeting?
What years was Lloyd George in power for?
What years did WW1 span from?