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The Chartists were people who wanted to get more rights for working class people in the mid-19th century. They were called Chartists because they wrote their main aims down in the People's Charter of 1838.
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- The-six-points from CHARTIST ANCESTORS
- Punch Series on "Great Chartest Demonstrations"
- Illustrated London News, April 15th, 1848
- Spartacus index on Chartism