5) Inspired by the Continental revolutions, Chartism
organized "several gigantic demonstrations" to press Parliament to adopt the Charter.
Villiers Sankey's "Ode" ("Men of England, ye are slaves"), Chartism
is frequently represented as an irresistible natural force or process.
He seems to accept the arguments that middle-class resistance and the propensity for the crowd to "tame itself" minimized the possibilities for revolution, but at the same time he is anxious to show that the accumulation of local experiences and demands shaped the genuinely national movement of Chartism
11] In many a Chartist poem, then, the ultimate aim of Chartism
(and of Chartist poetry) is implicitly envisioned as the eradication of that great divide through what is figured as a slave revolt.
Devoted as ever to the cause of Chartism
," they and other
In 1688-89, we find the Whig doctrine of limited constitutional monarchy and in the 19th century Chartism
, trade unionism and not forgetting the Suffragette movement, all campaigning against the tyranny of church and state.
Another mass movement, Chartism
, receives brief attention but the extent to which it can be linked with civic republicanism needs further attention.
that his entry into Chartism
from a relatively "superior"
SIR - John Owen of Caerphilly (Letters, March 9) seems to have got hold of the wrong end of the stick as my comments about Chartism
related to the depiction in the BBC television programme fronted by Michael Sheen.
Carlyle's admiration for the spiritual security of his father's time was no more apparent than his reminiscence of the stability of his father's rural life--although he also acknowledges in Chartism
that change is not a necessary EVIL for society as long as it is good for the benefits of the people, Carlyle always shows anxiety over disorder which he regards as " insane by the nature of it" and " is the hatefullest of things to man"(Chartism
Reform Acts: Chartism
, Social Agency, and the Victorian Novel 1832-1867.
Subsequent sections each focus on a major conception of action used by the Chartists: the first phase of Chartism
from 1838 to 1842 and debates about the use of moral vs.