Interwar Britain

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Interwar Britain (1918–1939) was a period of peace and relative economic stagnation.wikipedia
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Interwar unemployment and poverty in the United Kingdom

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The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of long-term unemployment and hardship, especially in mining districts and in Scotland and North West England.
Interwar unemployment and poverty in the United Kingdom describes a period of poverty in Interwar Britain between the end of the First World War in 1918 and the start of the Second World War in 1939.

Stanley Baldwin

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For example, in 1924 the king proved willing, in the absence of a clear majority for any one of the three parties, to replace Conservative Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin with Ramsay MacDonald, the first Labour Party prime minister.
Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley, (3 August 1867 – 14 December 1947) was a British Conservative statesman who dominated the government of the United Kingdom between the world wars, serving as Prime Minister on three occasions.

Great Depression

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The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of long-term unemployment and hardship, especially in mining districts and in Scotland and North West England.

C. L. Mowat

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Historian C. L. Mowat called these laws "Socialism by the back door," and notes how surprised politicians were when the costs to the Treasury soared during the high unemployment of 1921.
His best known book is Britain Between the Wars, which became the standard text on the nation's interwar period.

David Lloyd George

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Some historians, such as Robert Skidelsky in his Politicians and the Slump, compared the orthodox policies of the Labour and National governments unfavourably with the more radical proto-Keynesian measures advocated by David Lloyd George and Oswald Mosley, and the more interventionist and Keynesian responses in other economies: Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal in the United States, the Labour government in New Zealand, and the Social Democratic government in Sweden.
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Liberal Party (UK)

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In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period.

Labour Party (UK)

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In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period.

Conservative Party (UK)

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In politics the Liberal Party collapsed and the Labour Party became the main challenger to the dominant Conservative Party throughout the period.

Scotland

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The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of long-term unemployment and hardship, especially in mining districts and in Scotland and North West England.

North West England

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The Great Depression impacted Britain less severely economically and politically than other major nations, although there were severe pockets of long-term unemployment and hardship, especially in mining districts and in Scotland and North West England.

Arthur Marwick

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Historian Arthur Marwick sees a radical transformation of British society resulting from the Great War, a deluge that swept away many old attitudes and brought in a more egalitarian society.

World War I

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Historian Arthur Marwick sees a radical transformation of British society resulting from the Great War, a deluge that swept away many old attitudes and brought in a more egalitarian society.

Chaperone (social)

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The chaperone faded away; village chemists sold contraceptives.

Representation of the People Act 1918

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The Representation of the People Act 1918 finally gave Britain universal manhood suffrage at age 21, with no property qualifications.

Red Clydeside

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Conservatives were especially worried about "Red Clydeside" in industrial Scotland.

Nicholas II of Russia

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The king and his top advisors were deeply concerned about the republican threat to the British monarchy, so much so that it was a factor in the king's decision not to rescue his cousin the overthrown Tsar Nicholas II of Russia.

Ramsay MacDonald

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For example, in 1924 the king proved willing, in the absence of a clear majority for any one of the three parties, to replace Conservative Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin with Ramsay MacDonald, the first Labour Party prime minister.

Easter Rising

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An armed insurrection by Irish republicans known as the Easter Rising took place in Dublin during Easter Week, 1916.

Dublin

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An armed insurrection by Irish republicans known as the Easter Rising took place in Dublin during Easter Week, 1916.

Irish Convention

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In 1917 Lloyd George called the 1917–18 Irish Convention in an attempt to settle the outstanding Home Rule for Ireland issue.

Government of Ireland Act 1914

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In 1917 Lloyd George called the 1917–18 Irish Convention in an attempt to settle the outstanding Home Rule for Ireland issue.

Conscription Crisis of 1918

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The upsurge in republican sympathies in Ireland following the Easter Rising coupled with Lloyd George's disastrous attempt to extend conscription to Ireland in April 1918 led to the wipeout of the old Irish Home Rule Party at the December 1918 election.