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Lesson overview:How did the Chartists affect the political rights we have today?

  • In this lesson, we will find out about a group of people who demanded political change. You will investigate who the Chartists were, what campaign methods they used and whether they were successful. We will explore what effect the Chartists had on modern day political rights. Finally, after studying more recent methods of campaigning, we will consider how citizens can create change.
  • In this lesson, we will find out about a group of people who demanded political change. You will investigate who the Chartists were, what campaign methods they used and whether they were successful. We will explore what effect the Chartists had on modern day political rights. Finally, after studying more recent methods of campaigning, we will consider how citizens can create change.