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Lesson overview:Popular protest, 1850-1900

  • In this lesson, we will learn about the Lancashire Cotton Famine and the Matchgirls strike. We will use these examples and knowledge from previous lessons to answer our enquiry question: how far did working conditions improve during the nineteenth century?
  • In this lesson, we will learn about the Lancashire Cotton Famine and the Matchgirls strike. We will use these examples and knowledge from previous lessons to answer our enquiry question: how far did working conditions improve during the nineteenth century?

Industry, class, reform, campaign, socialism

In this lesson, we will learn about the Lancashire Cotton Famine and the Matchgirls strike. We will use these examples and knowledge from previous lessons to answer our enquiry question: how far did working conditions improve during the nineteenth century?