INTRODUCTION What do the people consider the Conservative party to be a joke?(Present day) ÃÂÃÂ· The party is split "ÃÂ no agreeing e.g Europe (Ken Clarke- join Euro and E.U) ÃÂÃÂ· Out of Date- old fashioned views- out of touch with modern politics ÃÂÃÂ· They always change their leaders- no continuity ÃÂÃÂ· Old/stupid/pompous members ÃÂÃÂ· 2 Bad elections Very similar to 1846- they were also considered a joke ÃÂÃÂ· Sir Robert Peel resigned leaving 3 possible candidates to lead them ÃÂÃÂ· Split party "ÃÂ "FREE TRADE"ÃÂ ÃÂÃÂ· Out of date "ÃÂ "the stupid party"ÃÂ ÃÂÃÂ· Bad general elections "ÃÂ 1846 & 1850 ÃÂÃÂ· No election win between 1841 and 1874 People suggested that their days were numbered. However in 1874 they won an election- Mr. Benjamin Disraeli "ÃÂ who was to make the conservatives dominate politics into the next century.
1. THE DECISIONS OF BRITAIN ÃÂÃÂ· Prime Minister decided ministers and the House of Commons decided the prime minister.
The House of Commons had a great and extensive authority and the House of Lords. In the commons, rights to voting and distribution changed towards the mid 19th century.
ÃÂÃÂ· Most impressive of the Great Britain's political stability foundation lay in their European stability.
ÃÂÃÂ· Colonies tend to be a drain on Britain.
DISRAELI : "milestones round the neck of Britain"ÃÂ 1852 ÃÂÃÂ· However population was rising through immigration. But emigration doubled between 1850 & 1870 ÃÂÃÂ· Britain had colonies in: New Zealand, Africa, Canada and the West Indies ÃÂÃÂ· Great trade reflected in supremacy of the British Navy ÃÂÃÂ· 1945- 300 ships fitted with steam engines 2. THE WEALTH OF BRITAIN ÃÂÃÂ· 1851 "ÃÂ workshop of the world. Industry growth-growth in trade. Any deficit made up by foreign payments ÃÂÃÂ· Railways- T.Brassey- built railways all over the world ÃÂÃÂ· Main...