The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 50
University of New Zealand. — General History & Political Economy. — Paper a. History of England from 1790 to 1850
University of New Zealand.
General History & Political Economy.
Paper a. History of England from 1790 to 1850.
Write a short history of the English navy in the years 1797, 1798, and explain the objects of the various expeditions in which it then engaged.
What were the Berlin Decrees, and what retaliatory measures did they call forth?
Write a brief history of the struggle in regard to Catholic Emancipation.
What were the provisions of the Corn Law of 1815? Why was it passed? Give some account of the struggle for the repeal of the Corn Laws.
State fully the changes which were made in the system of Representation in England by the Act of 1832. How did the working classes regard the measure?page 2
What was the nature of the legal provision for the poor before 1834? Explain any defects in its administration and effects of its operation which rendered considerable changes necessary.
Give some account of the Irish famine, and of the measures which were taken in connexion with it.
Give some account of the Luddites, the Repealers, the Holy Alliance, the Ministry of All the Talents, the Catiningites.
Write a history of the improvements in means of transit which took place during this period.
Write a brief life of each of the following:—
(a) The Duke of Wellington, (b) Lord Liverpool, and (c) Sir Robert Peel.