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Why did Chartism Fail?

Basic reasons for the failure of Chartism The main problem was how to achieve a revolutionary goal by constitutional means. It failed to obtain parliamentary support for the Charter. The middle-classes either ignored, shunned or condemned Chartism. Chartists were divided… Full Answer

Does Leicester have a amphitheatre?

Leicester did have an Amphiheatre in the 19th century. Owenite socialists roberrt Buchanan and local man Thomas Billson debated the merits of scialism and chartism with Thomas Cooper, chartist, at the Amphtheatre. See Leicester Chronicle 8 July 1842. Full Answer

Who are the chartist?

Chartism was a movement for political and social reform in the United Kingdom during the mid-19th century, between 1838 and 1859. It takes its name from the People's Charter of 1838. Chartism was possibly the first mass working class labour… Full Answer