Chartist risings in manufacturing areas of England

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Historical Context Note

After an enormous Chartist petition of three million signatures is rejected by the British government, the manufacturing areas of Staffordshire, Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Strathclyde see widespread Chartist risings.
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Citation:
Editors. "Chartist risings in manufacturing areas of England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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