The Great Reform Act


Use the document to answer the questions.
Answer these 3 questions separately, each question needs to be answer in no more than 500 words

  1. What does Macaulay believe to be the qualification for the franchise? How does he justify his opposition to universal suffrage?
  2. Why does Macaulay regard the bill “as a measure of conservation”?
  3. This speech was delivered to the House of Commons. How do you think those outside Parliament reacted tp Macaulay’s speech?