The social consequences of unemployment caused by the closure of a major industry in the North of England during the 1930s is discussed. The Jarrow Crusade and March to London to present a petition for assistance from parliament is contrasted to the earlier reform movements.
Presenter: David DownTopics related to this webcast: Chartism, England
Presenter: Barbara BeaumontTopics related to this webcast: Chartism, England
The reform movements and Chartism in the north of England during the 19th century is discussed in this presentation. Barbara describes the reforms promoted and their outcomes.
Presenter: Cathy CarmanTopics related to this webcast: Chartism, England
In this presentation Cathy Carman explores the rise of Chartism and reform in England during the 19th century with special reference to the South West Counties.