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As leader of the Whig Party, he pushed for liberal reforms on a broad front and
led the fight for the great Reform Bill of ... In December 1819 Russell took up the
cause of parlia- parliamentary reform, making it in the early 1820s not mentary
For a year and a half, freedom of the press and intense reform activity reigned,
but mostly on paper. Struensee had no popular support, and he naturally
provoked resistance and fury among the landlord class. He was arrested for
crime against ...
majority, forced through the "departmental reform," which meant that the ministers
actually became the heads of their own ministries. Another reform of great
significance was the introduction in 1 842 of compulsory school education.
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