Ramsay MacDonald opposing entering WW1

Hear a re-enactment of Mr Ramsay MacDonald's response to Sir Edward Grey’s address to Parliament on the eve of War, 3rd August 1914. This speech opposed Britain entering the war. A transcript can be found through Hansard.

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Map of 1914 Europe

Explore the role of Parliament as Britain entered WWI with re-enacted speeches, lesson plan and sources.