Editors. "Chartist risings in manufacturing areas of England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18068, accessed 29 July 2014.]
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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