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Since the 1920s, the two largest political parties have been the Conservative Party and the Labour Party. Before the Labour Party rose in British politics the ...

Political Extremism in the 1920s and 1930s: Do German ... - ORA


wing anti-‐system parties in elections in the 1920s and 1930s. We confirm the ... polarization and bred support for nationalist and right-‐wing political parties. All this gives rise ..... Table 1 shows that seats and votes for anti-‐system parties rose .

Weimar Germany 1919-1933 - English History


Jan 12, 2016 ... As there were a large number of political parties, there were many coalition governments. ... It declined rapidly after 1920 with the rise of the Communist party . ... a fall in production elsewhere and unemployment rose from 2% to 23%. ... unrestricted submarine warfare as the only means to defeat Britain.

BBC - History : British History Timeline


May 23, 2007 ... A secret pact was ratified between the Liberal party and the Labour ... Women's Social and Political Union is formed to campaign for women's suffrage ...... Cinema-going was immensely popular during the 1920s and 1930s and virtually ... to the Irish Free State, Éamon De Valera now rose to lead it with this ...

Holocaust Timeline: The Rise of the Nazi Party


The Rise of the Nazi Party is discussed in this section of the Timeline. ... was disarmed and forced to pay reparations to France and Britain for the huge costs of the war. ... Adolf Hitler joined this small political party in 1919 and rose to leadership through his ... By the end of 1920, the Nazi Party had about 3,000 members.

History of the Labour Party – The Labour Party


Equally important has been the development of Labour as a mass membership party in the 1920s and 1930s ... of changing the British Parliament to represent the interests of everybody. ... The number of constituency parties affiliated rose from 73 in 1906 to 179 by ... The first real taste of political office came only a year later.

The Treaty of Versailles


The Germans hated the Treaty of Versailles and throughout the 1920s and ... Britain believed that Hitler should be allowed to do this. ... The Weimar Republic had too many political parties representing relatively small sections of the population. ..... also developed e.g. the Edelweiss Pirates, the Navahos and the White Rose.

British Political Parties in Churchill's Time - Winston Churchill


Communist Party of Great Britain Formed in 1920, on an initiative from the Moscow-run Communist International, and bringing together pre-existing leftist groups ...



1918, The first Egyptian nationalist party, the Wafd, was founded by a ... 1919, A nationalist uprising in Egypt led to British recognition of the Wafd . 1920 ... 1933, The Nigerian Youth Movement (NYM) became the first mass political party in ... They refused to sell any more cocoa (the great "cocao holdup") until the prices ...

The Cabinet Papers | 1930s Depression and unemployment


British exports, already falling in the 1920s, fell by half again and unemployment rose to three million. ... unrest in the period, and explained why extremist political parties made little headway in Britain even though they prospered in Germany.