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1819 by Country - 1819 in Argentina, 1819 in Australia, 1819 in Canada, 1819 in Chile, 1819 in Colombia, 1819 in England, 1819 in France (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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1819 by Country - 1819 in Argentina, 1819 in Australia, 1819 in Canada, 1819 in Chile, 1819 in Colombia, 1819 in England, 1819...

1819 by Country - 1819 in Argentina, 1819 in Australia, 1819 in Canada, 1819 in Chile, 1819 in Colombia, 1819 in England, 1819 in France (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 27. Chapters: 1819 in Argentina, 1819 in Australia, 1819 in Canada, 1819 in Chile, 1819 in Colombia, 1819 in England, 1819 in France, 1819 in Ireland, 1819 in New Zealand, 1819 in Norway, 1819 in South Africa, 1819 in international relations, 1819 in the United Kingdom, 1819 in the United States, Peterloo Massacre, Panic of 1819, Coppermine Expedition of 1819-1822, List of sovereign states in 1819, List of state leaders in 1819, Congress of Angostura, Battle of Boyaca, Battle of Pileo, 7th Parliament of Upper Canada, 9th Parliament of Lower Canada, 11th General Assembly of Nova Scotia, Vargas Swamp Battle, 1819 English cricket season, Argentine Constitution of 1819, Yellowstone Expedition, 6th New Brunswick Legislative Assembly, 1819 in Wales, List of colonial governors in 1819. Excerpt: The Peterloo Massacre (or Battle of Peterloo) occurred at St Peter's Field, Manchester, England, on 16 August 1819, when cavalry charged into a crowd of 60,000-80,000 gathered at a meeting to demand the reform of parliamentary representation. The end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815 had resulted in periods of famine and chronic unemployment, exacerbated by the introduction of the first of the Corn Laws. By the beginning of 1819 the pressure generated by poor economic conditions, coupled with the lack of suffrage in northern England, had enhanced the appeal of political radicalism. In response, the Manchester Patriotic Union, a group agitating for parliamentary reform, organised a demonstration to be addressed by the well-known radical orator Henry Hunt. Shortly after the meeting began, local magistrates called on the military authorities to arrest Hunt and several others on the hustings with him, and to disperse the crowd. Cavalry charged into the crowd with sabres drawn, and in the ensuing confusion, 15 people were killed and 400-700 were injured...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: June 2011
First published: June 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-99824-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-155-99824-3
Barcode: 9781155998244

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