Well, sir, this was my argument: At the time of the Chartist
trouble, an idea spread amongst financial circles that an attack was going to be made on the Bank of England.
The Owenites in England, and the Fourierists in France, respectively, oppose the Chartists
and the Reformistes.
I can't help but draw some parallels between the Chartist
movement of 19th-century Britain, and the current Occupy Wall Street movement.
The agitations in the Bull Ring (and elsewhere) were put down by the police, the land reform movement was declared illegal in the courts, and a number of the Chartist
leaders were imprisoned.
TWO years have elapsed since the leader of Merthyr council, Councillor Jeff Edwards, declared "that all necessary measures are being taken to ensure the preservation" of the historic Georgian Grade-II listed building, Vulcan House, the former home of the Chartist
leader Matthew John, the last living Merthyr Chartist
, who died in Vulcan House in 1888.
com/topics/List_of_suffragists_ and_suffragettes Elsewhere in Victorian times the Chartist
Movement was enormously important in attempting to allow ordinary people a say in the running of the country and attracted thousands of supporters, particularly in the burgeoning towns and cities of Victorian England.
movement of the late 1830s and 1840s believed that people had no one else but themselves to blame for the actions of their politicians.
In a rich and meticulously researched book Mike Sanders has stridently retrieved Chartist
poetry from the margins.
Back at Chester today, Richard Hannon's Chartist
And there has also been an emphasis on specific individuals attached to the Chartist
movement such as Miles Taylor's highly engaging account of Ernest Jones.
19 Early shrewdies were alive to the gamble on the Richard Hannon-trained Chartist
in the 5f maiden at the same track, getting 19 before the late plunge.
These singular writings, dark political satires on child murder alleging that working class children were targets of insidious government plots, are situated in the broader context of Chartist
newspaper critiques of infanticide as a deplorable outcome of the harshness of the 1834 New Poor Law.