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Section 1 - Key Dates
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A constitutional monarchy
What was Britain's system of government based on in 1783?
When was Arkwright's water frame developed heralding the start of the factory system?
What was the main form of transport in the 1780's
When was a rotary motion for steam developed?
When did Pitt enter the commons?
When did Lord North Resign and get replaced by Lord Rockingham?
When was the Irish Parliament granted legislative independence?
When was Pitt appointed prime minister
When did Britain loose the American Colonies?
When did the process of industrialisation begin in Britain?
When was the spinning process in the cotton industry mechanised?
1689 - the bill of rights passed after the glorious revolution
What key event led to a British constitutional monarchy in what year?
How many men in England had the right to vote in 1783?
In what year did Pitt succeed in the election?
When did Henry Cort invent a new method for the smelting of iron?
When did Pitt introduce the sinking fund?
When did Britain and France successfully make a free trade treaty?
When did Pitt pass the consolidation act?
When did Pitt first attempt to abolish the slave trade?
When did Pitt prepare the regency bill?
When did Edward Cartwright invent the power loom?
When did the French Revolution break out?
When did Edmund Burke publish his Reflections on the Revolution in France?
When was the society of the united Irish men formed?
When did Thomas Paine publish his The Rights of Man?
When did Pitt make an order against seditious writings?
When did the September massacre take place?
When was the London Corresponding Society formed?
1792 and 1795
In what two years did Pitt attempt to redistribute seats in Parliament?
When did Pitt persuade the Irish Parliament to pass a catholic relief act?
When was the French king Louis XVI executed?
When was the Friendly Societies Act passed?
1793 - 1815
When did the French Wars take place?
How much had government annual revenue increased by by 1793?
When was Habeas Corpus suspended?
When did Pitt attempt to introduce catholic emancipation?
When was the treasonable practices act passed?
When was the seditious meetings act passed?
1795 - 6 and 1799/1800
When was there a series of poor harvests?
When was the Speenhamland system of poor relief introduced?
When was the formation of the Orange Society?
Prussia, Austria, Holland and Spain - collapsed 1795
Who was Britain's first collation against France formed of and when did it collapse?
When did the British Navy mutiny?
When did the Bank of England suspend cash payments in gold?
When was income tax introduced?
When did the Irish Rebellion led by Wolfe Tone take place?
When was the act of union passed?
Russia, Austria, Turkey, Portugal and Naples - collapsed 1801
Who was Britain's second coalition against France formed of and when did it collapse?
1801 - 9.4 million
When was Britain's first official census of the population and what were the results?
When were the combination acts passed?
When did Robert Owen take charge of the New Lanark Mills?
1800 - 1812
When did the first working class disturbances take place?
When did Pitt resign and get replaced by Henry Addington?
When was the treaty of Amiens signed bringing an end to the first phase of the war?
Who declared war on Francs in 1803?
When was the Levee en Masse Act passed?
When did Pitt return to office?
When was Horatio Nelsons defeat of the French at the Trafalgar?
Britain, Russia and Austria - Collapsed 1805
Who was the third coalition against France formed of and when did it collapse?
When did Napoleon issue the Berlin Decrees?
When did Pitts period in office end and Lord Grenvill take office?
When did the Duke of Portland Replace Grenvill in office?
When was the abolition of the slave trade?
When did Britain pass orders in council?
When did the peninsular war begin?
When did workers fail to secure a minimum wage bill?
When did Perceval replace the Duke of Portland?
When was a serious political and neck Knox crisis caused by the governments insistence on continuing to issue orders in council?
When did the regency act come into force?
Who was working class unrest associated with in 1811?
What was Britain's population by 1811?
When did the US declare war on Britain?
When was Perceval assassinated?
When was the hampden club formed?
Napoleons ambition was over-stretching his resources.
Why were Britain in a better position to win the French Wars in 1812?
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Ch.10 Social developments
C.11 Pressure for Change
Ch.13 Grey and Melbourne as PM
C.12 Greater Democracy
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