• 1910

    Copenhagen Congress  Copenhagen Congress of 2nd International called for workers to oppose war
  • 1912

    Don’t Shoot  leaflet (Guy Bowman, Tom Mann, Fred Crowsley –all imprisoned)
  • 1914

    Industrial Peace 1914 (end of Aug) TUC and LP declared ‘industrial truce’, supported by Hyndman
  • 1914 Union of Democratic Control (UDC) formed

    Opposed the war from the start, as did Sylvia Pankhurst whose organisation, the East London
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Versailles Settlement

Massive strike wave due to government plans to extend dilution to non-war work and to abolish the trade card scheme whereby skilled craftsmen were exempted from military service. Strikes spread to 50 towns throughout Britain – mass arrests

 

Easter Rising in Ireland

Peace Crusade

Helen Crawford and others established the Women’ Peace Crusade

Conscription

Following introduction of conscription, the No Conscription Fellowship was formed

Secret diplomacy

Sykes-Picot Agreement

Hyndman faction

Hyndman faction defeated by anti-war majority of British Socialist Party (BSP)

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