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History in Action: What the Papers Said
 
The Chartists
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The Chartists

Aims

  • To examine the contrasting attitudes of different sections of the press towards the Chartists
  • To highlight the changing attitudes of the press towards the Chartists before and after the meeting at Kennington Common
  • To stimulate thought about whether the Chartists succeeded or failed in 1848