Legacy of the Chartists
In this podcast Professor Eric Evans examines the development of the Chartist movement and its legacy.
1. The 6 Points - A Democratic Agenda
2. How radical were the demands of the Chartists?
3. The Economic Dimension: social reform to be a consequence of political reforms such as universal suffrage.
4. The significance of the Chartist Movement
5. A truly national movement.
6. The Religious Influence: Methodism.
7. Was there ever a realistic chance for the 6 points to get on the statute book in the 30s and 40s? Revisionism and Feargus O'Connor.