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  Chartism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The depression of 1841–1842 led to a wave of strikes in which Chartist activists were to the fore and demands for the charter were included alongside economic demands.
The Chartists also stood in general elections, from the election of 1841 to the election of 1859, and O'Connor was elected in the general election of 1847.
In 1854 Chartist demands were put forward by the miners at the Eureka Stockade on the gold fields at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia in 1854.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chartism   (1625 words)

 John Boughton
Chartist activity declined in the mid-1840s as conditions improved but the economic difficulties of 1847-48 revived the mass movement.
Chartists, as had their radical forebears, blamed “Old Corruption” for their poverty – a greedy and self-interested governing elite which taxed the wealth of the ”producing classes” to maintain its extravagant and parasitic lifestyle.
The Chartists, therefore, sought political redress and were strengthened in their demand for political power by the nature of the 1832 Reform Act and its aftermath.
faculty.goucher.edu /history231/boughton%20chartist%20movement.htm   (2802 words)

 The Historian: Women in the Chartist Movement. (book reviews) @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Perhaps the most disappointing feature of Women and the Chartist Movement is that the author decided on the limited and circumscribed nature of female Chartism long before her research was carried out.
Chartist political economy, with its emphasis on the home market and its attack on the profits derived from commercial exchange and speculation, involved a radical defense of the household against the vicissitudes of underemployment and the principle of less eligibility enshrined in the new Poor Law.
The later involvement of female Chartists in the co-operative movement and in emigration schemes suggests a continued preoccupation with this alternative political economy, not a retreat into separate spheres.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:13191955&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (855 words)

 The National Archives | Exhibitions & Learning online | Black presence | Rights
The majority of men (and all women) were still excluded from voting and this led, by the end of the 1830s, to a sustained movement calling for the extension of political rights.
Chartists were found among artisans, shopkeepers and workers of all descriptions.
In 1840 he was elected as the Westminster delegate to the Chartists' Metropolitan Delegate Council and became a member of the executive of the National Charter Association.
www.nationalarchives.gov.uk /pathways/blackhistory/rights/chartists.htm   (703 words)

 Chartist Professional edition v4.2 - review
Their goal for Chartist is “...to give you an easy way to create charts quickly, while taking advantage of the advanced features of your printer and providing data interchange with other windows applications.” Now the key work there is, “quickly.” This software program is not a lightweight or heavyweight contender.
Chartist accomplishes data interchange with other Windows programs by means of file export.
Chartist can also be used to create a complete web page of your diagram for you in one step.
www.kickstartnews.com /reviews/productivity/chartist_pro_42.html   (708 words)

Most methods aim to find trends that the chartist can ride until their positions are at risk and that trend can be either up or down.
As reported in the upcoming Chartist newsletter the NASDAQ Composite is in its most oversold condition in almost two years, the Put to Call Ratio and the...
In Britain, the Chartist campaign for a "People's Charter" was a conscious reminder of 1215, while Rudyard Kipling lovingly mythologised the "reeds at Runnymede...
finance.za-news.com /new/Chartist.html   (1364 words)

 BBC - History - The Chartist Movement 1838 - 1848   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
These events had given great heart to the Chartist leaders, although they were already much encouraged by the election to Parliament, in July 1847, of their most popular leader, Feargus O'Connor.
The authorities had viewed this campaign with great concern, and some of the propertied classes had come to believe that the Chartists intended revolution, even though the Movement's leaders always emphasized their commitment to peaceful protest.
The government's concern led to Queen Victoria being dispatched to the Isle of Wight for her safety, and the Duke of Wellington - with thousands of soldiers and special constables - was brought in to defend London.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/society_culture/protest_reform/chartist_01.shtml   (303 words)

 Novagraph Chartist® — Flowcharts and Organization Charts. Texas Novagraph, Inc. announces the release of Chartist ...
Chartist focuses on speed and ease of use.
You can use Chartist effectively right away, set it aside, and come back to it in a month or so and use it again without having to relearn a complex application.
You can export Chartist diagrams to several standard graphics formats, including those that are best for desktop publishing, and others that are best for web publishing.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2003/8/emw75909.htm   (595 words)

 Chartist children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A better documented Chartist childhood is that of W E Adams, born in Cheltenham in 1832, who grew up to be an advocate of radical causes (though hostile to late 19th century socialism) throughout his long life, and who served 36 years as editor of the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle.
If all Chartist homes had been as well kept as Larry's, there might have been less discontent in the country, but there would have been more force and vitality in the movement to which the masses of the people gave their sanction.
Our next Chartist visitor, I recollect, was Mr R G Gammage, the author of a sketch of the history of Chartism, who subsequently studied medicine under great difficulties, and settled down as a practitioner in Sunderland.
www.chartists.net /Chartist-children   (2966 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Chartist supports the OLE feature of Windows, allowing other applications to link or embed Chartist information.
The goal of Chartist is to give you an easy way to create charts quickly, while taking advantage of the advanced features of your printer, and providing data interchange with other Windows applications.
Chartist is a registered trademark of Novagraph, Inc. Novagraph is a registered trademark of Novagraph, Inc. Microsoft Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corp. SG 9/96
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 The Difference Dictionary: C
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Chartist movement - A revolutionary political movement, chiefly working class, that came to prominence in 1838 and disappeared after 1850.
The Chartists demanded universal suffrage, equal electoral districts, vote by ballot, annually elected parliament, payment for members of parliament, and abolition of the property qualification.
www.sff.net /people/gunn/dd/c.htm   (1463 words)

 Zacks.com - Experts - Chartist
At The Chartist, we do it just the opposite in that we are quick to sell off our losers and we part with our winners very slowly.
The objective of this approach is to end up with a portfolio of stocks that have posted spectacular gains as opposed to a portfolio made up of several stocks that are in the loss column.
At The Chartist, we attempt to position ourselves in these high relative strength stocks early enough in the bullish cycle to realize substantial gains.
www.zacks.com /experts/search/newsletter_homepage.php?newsletter_id=145   (1269 words)

 Journal of Social History: A united people? Leaders and followers in a chartist locality, 1838-1848
One way of exploring the problem of democratic leadership in Chartist politics (and its consequences for the movement) is to create a collective biography of a single Chartist locality and to examine the dynamics of the relationship there between leaders and followers.
Within the movement, the relationship between the "true Chartists" and "the multitudes" turned on the issues of radical commitment and intellectual and cultural difference; this complicated and at times uneasy relationship profoundly influenced the political fortunes and final fate of Chartism there and elsewhere.
Their names and information about their Chartist careers have been culled from the columns of the Chartist and local newspaper press and the various files of the Home Office and Treasury Solicitor's papers as well as records of the Palatinate of Lancaster.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m2005/is_1_38/ai_n6234789   (774 words)

 A1 Yippee - Windows - Business - Miscellaneous - Novagraph Chartist
Chartist is a very fast and compact Microsoft Windows 95, 98, and Windows NT, 2000 application.
With Chartist you can create, edit, and print flowcharts, organization charts or or other diagrams that use similar components.
Novagraph Chartist has great help documentation to get you going, and is generally well-laid out and simple to use.
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 New Statesman (1996): Nowadays, the Chartist model town of O'Connorville is a leafy, arcadian village, much sought ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
New Statesman (1996): Nowadays, the Chartist model town of O'Connorville is a leafy, arcadian village, much sought after by the Mercedes-owning classes.@ HighBeam Research
Nowadays, the Chartist model town of O'Connorville is a leafy, arcadian village, much sought after by the Mercedes-owning classes.
O'Connorville Chartist Land Company, founded by Feargus O'Connor, has created new settlements that will serve as a form of workers self-help.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:19895969&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (211 words)

 A Chartist Chronology
Chartist leaders were arrested and the Convention returned to London.
The Chartist Convention met in Birmingham and the proposal of Land Reform was accepted.
A Chartist Convention met in London and organised the meeting at Kennington Common which began the presentation of the third petition.
www.historyhome.co.uk /peel/chartism/charchro.htm   (594 words)

 MSN Encarta - Multimedia - Chartist Meeting
From 1838 to 1848 the London Working Men’s Association sponsored a People’s Charter demanding suffrage for all male citizens over age 21, a secret ballot, and other rights.
An important part of the Chartist campaign was to hold large public meetings.
These meetings gave great orators such as Feargus O’Connor and George Julian Harney the opportunity to persuade people to join the campaign for the charter.
encarta.msn.com /media_121628178/Chartist_Meeting.html   (85 words)

 Chartist Flowchart Software, by Novagraph   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Novagraph® Chartist is an application for creating all types of flowchart, organization chart or similar diagrams.
Chartist is designed to help you draw any flowchart or diagram quickly, without having to learn a complex user interface.
Chartist is a trademark of Novagraph, Inc. Novagraph is a registered trademark of Novagraph, Inc.
www.novagraph.com   (85 words)

 Novagraph Chartist downoad. Novagraph Chartist by Novagraph, Inc., download fr
With Chartist you can create, edit, and print flow charts, organization charts, or other charts that use similar components.
Data may be exchanged among Chartist documents, using the Clipboard or drag and drop.
Chartist supports the text, graphics and color capabilities of your display and printer.
www.findsoftonline.com /novagraph_chartist_download_578.html   (253 words)

A series of nation-wide Chartist meetings in the summer and autumn of 1838 were arranged with the purpose of electing representatives to a Chartist convention.
The Chartist convention was to prepare a petition to Parliament stating the Chartist case, but division within the Chartist movement soon became apparent.
As news was recieved of the revolutions in France and Italy in the early spring of 1848, the Chartists began to organize a third petition.
web.hist.uib.no /delfag-v97/vemund/Chartism.html   (584 words)

 | Book Review | Labour History, 86 | The History Cooperative
Nonetheless, they were men who wore the Chartist epithet proudly, and by so doing imperilled their social standing and reputation.
      The Chartist six were not of the same generation, ('their ages when the People's Charter was published ranged from 7 to 48').
Four of the six were older than the norm when they embraced the Chartist cause, yet nearly all imbibed their politics through their family background.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/lab/86/br_8.html   (958 words)

 BBC NEWS | Wales | Mid Wales | Flats plan for Chartist hotel
A hotel which was stormed during a Chartist uprising in the 19th Century is to close.
In April 1839 it was at the centre of a Chartist uprising and police were brought in from London to quash the revolt.
The centre of the Chartist rebellion in Wales was Newport where protesters were brutally suppressed by troops.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/wales/mid/3257079.stm   (466 words)

 Moral Force
The four main leaders of the Chartist movement had been involved in political campaigns for many years and had all experienced periods of imprisonment.
Members of the House of Commons who supported the Chartists such as Thomas Attwood, Thomas Wakely, Thomas Duncombe and Joseph Hume constantly emphasized the need to use moral rather than physical force.
Moral Force Chartists believed that peaceful methods of persuasion such as the holding of public meetings, the publication of newspapers and pamphlets and the presentation of petitions to the House of Commons would finally convince those in power to change the parliamentary system.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /CHmoral.htm   (537 words)

 Jeremiah Yates, Chartist
Jeremiah Yates was selling Chartist literature and also 'Chartist Beverage', a cheap coffee substitute, from his Miles Bank home.
The miner were already on strike and at a Chartist meeting there was rioting and violence.
Jeremiah was elected to be a delegate to the Chartist Land Conference.
www.thepotteries.org /biographies/yates/index.htm   (352 words)

 Chartism or The Chartist Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Chartists obtained one and a quarter million signatures and presented the Charter to the House of Commons in 1839, where it was rejected by a vote of 235 to 46.
The Chartists' demands, at the time, seemed radical; those outside the movement saw the unrest and thought of the French Revolution and The Reign of Terror.
The threat of unrest surely influenced such otherwise unrelated reforms as the Factory act and the repeal of the Corn Laws.
www.victorianweb.org /history/hist3.html   (244 words)

 BBC - South East Wales - Hall of Fame - John Frost - leader of the Chartist rebellion in Newport in 1839
Biography: The leader of the Chartist uprising in Newport of 1839 which threatened to result in a nationwide revolution was a prosperous businessman who had been jailed for libel in a dispute over his uncle's will.
On 4 November 1839, Frost arrived in Newport with 3,000 marchers to find that the authorities had arrested and were holding several Chartists at the Westgate Hotel.
Not only did his Chartist beliefs help shape the town of Newport, but the beliefs of generations to come.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/southeast/halloffame/historical_figures/johnfrost.shtml   (1145 words)

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