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1918 coalition and the coupon election
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What party dominated the coalition government in 1919-1923?
What was Lloyd George referred to as?
"The man who won the war"
What members of parliament were cold towards Lloyd George?
Who became a rising economic power?
What was the common ground the coalition had united on?
winning the war
Why were the Conservatives still prepared to support Lloyd George?
His standing in the country
Why was Lloyd George a weak leader?
His support rested with an opposing party rather than his own
In what did Lloyd George remain Liberal?
Still had Liberal instincts, "home fit for heroes" campaign
What problems did the coalition face due to war?
debt, the dislocation of trade and industry
How many men did the government have to demobilise?
What was the main complication?
post war settlement
When was the Paris peace settlement?
Why was Lloyd George facing criticism from by 1922?
some thought the peace settlement was too lenient and some thought it was too harsh.
What was given in the 1918 coupon election?
Those who fought in favour for the coalition received a signed certificate
What is a coupon?
A letter signed by both Bonar Law and DLG stating that they were recognised government candidate in their constiuencie
How many DLG supporters received a coupon?
How many Liberals did not receive a coupon?
Who did Liberals, that did not receive the coupon, find themselves doing?
running against a Conservative with DLG's support
Why did some Liberal's not receive a coupon?
they opposed Lloyd George in the Maurice Debate
How many Liberals opposed Lloyd George in the Maurice Debate?
What did the coupons result in?
Voters having to choose between two Liberal parties
When was the Representation of the People act passed?
How many were added to the franchise?
8 million to 12 million
What age did males have to be to vote?
What age did males have to be to vote if they served in the army?
What females could vote?
How many Conservatives received a coupon?
What was Lloyd George accused of putting power infant of?
The Liberal party considerations
How many Asquithian Liberals applied for a coupon?
How many coupons did Asquithian Liberals received a coupon?
How many coalition Liberals received a coupon?
How many coalition conservative won seats?
How many coalition Liberals won seats?
How many Liberals received a seat?
How many seats did Labour receive?
How many seats did Sinn Fein receive?
Why did many conversation win seats?
Coupons and the nationalistic mood
Who was the coalitions biggest opposition?
Why did many Labour MPs loss seats in the 1918 election?
anti war views
When did the conservatives and Liberals oppose each other?
1910-1911 constitutional crisis
What did Lloyd George fight for?
comprehensive reforms in education, housing and health
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