“Industrialisation provided few benefits for the working classes in the period 1790-1830” Assess the validity of this view. (25)

Intro Industrialisation had continued since the previous century. Many of the changes benefited the middle classes far more that they benefited the poor. Throughout the period, the support for the poor was unable to function due to increased demand. Overall, the negatives of industrialisation throughout the period outweighed the positives. On the one hand, Industrialisation…

“The reforms in finance, trade and administration 1738-1812 were remarkably successful in strengthening Britain” Explain why you agree or disagree (25)

Intro This period is often referred to as the ‘National Revival’. Pitt introduced reforms in Finance, Trade and Administration. It is widely considered a success. Ultimately, the reforms in finance were successful but reforms in trade and administration were outweighed by their limitations. Finance AIM: to restore confidence in the economy following the American Wars…

“The Tories were divided in the years 1812-1830 because of their different attitudes to Catholic Emancipation” Explain why you agree or disagree with this view (25)

Intro  Catholic Emancipation had been an issue since Pitt’s initial resignation. ] Ministers were divided over this – saw new breeds of Toryism (Ultras, Liberals) However, there were other factors such as Repeal of Test and Corporations and Canning. Ultimately, it was Liverpool that held the dynamic cabinet together and this is illustrated how it…