General Questions for Chapter 4
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What are the four main reasons for why David Lloyd George fell from power in 1922?
- Resignation of Bonar Law
- Honours Scandal
- The Chanak Affair
- Carlton Club meeting
Why did the first Labour Government only last 10 months?
- Minority Government
- Campbell Case
- Anglo-Russian Treaty
- Zinviev letter
What were the 5 main demand side factors of the economic problems of the 1920s?
- Shift in the location of industry
- Decline of the staples produced structural unemployment
- Restrictions on trade lowered demand
- Foreign competition intensified
- The Great War lost export markets and over-produced in some areas
What were the 4 main supply side factors of the economic problems of the 1920s?
- The age and backwardness of the staples pushed up the costs of production
- Gov policies sometimes made things worse
- Bad industrial relations
- Trade cycle produced major slumps in the 1920s
What were the 5 main causes of economic problems during the 1920s
- First World War
- Foreign Competition
- Gold Standard
- Government Policies
- Decline of the Staple Industries
What are the 3 main long term reasons for why there was a General Strike?
- Decline of the staple industries
- Loss of export market during the Great War
- Lloyd George returns coal miners to private ownership in 1921
What are the 2 main short term reasons for why there was a General Strike?
- Britain returns to the Gold Standard in 1925
- Samuel Report published and Government subsidies end in March/April 1926
When was the General Strike?
3-12 May 1926
Why did the General Strike fail?
- Failures of the TUC in relation to the newspaper
- Attitude of the miners leaders
- Strong actions of Con gov
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