7. Worker Movements


Each student will investigate one of the following movements. You will need to find THREE sources of information and record them in the bibliography, which is attached above. Answers to the research questions will be posted on our class blog for all to access. The following are in the drop down boxes.

  • The Chartists
  • The Luddites
  • Peterloo Massacre
  • Anti-Corn Laws
  • 1833 Factory Act
  • Suffragette Movement
  • 8 Hour Day
Research Questions
1What happened (recount)
2What was the political result?
3How did life change for all concerned
4Who were the important people involved in the movement?
5What laws were enabled for the betterment of the workers?
6How did the life of the entrepreneurs change due to these laws

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