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Chartist meeting on Kennington Common by William Edward Kilburn 1848 - restoration1
Photograph of the Great Chartist Meeting on Kennington Common, London in 1848
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Charists fighting with police

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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