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Yr 10 Revision How was British Society changed, ?
The Liberal Reforms List the problems experienced by the poor in the early 1900s.
Reformers ReformerActions Charles Booth He opened a hostel for destitute children and a home for orphaned children. Seebohm Rowntree A journalist who investigated conditions of workers in the sweated trades. His findings appeared in the Morning Chronicle. Henry Mayhew A successful business man, he collected evidence on poverty in London and went on to publish 17 volumes on the issue. Dr Barnardo He demonstrated that 72% of Yorks population lived below the poverty line and that there was a cycle of poverty.
What led to reform? Can you explain these topics in context? Social reformers Increasing information about poverty The scale of the problem National efficiency and the Boer War National efficiency and the workforce Lloyd George and Winston Churchill Political rivalry
Measures that were introduced... AreasWhat you know! Children The Old The unemployed Workers: The National Insurance Act
Sources *John Bull is Britain
The Campaign for the vote
The Differences SuffragetteSuffragist
Arguments For women getting the vote Against women getting the vote
Government Reaction How did the government react to this campaign?
True or False? Emily Davison was killed trying to pin a Suffragette banner to the Kings horse.T / F The Suffragettes achieved the publicity they wanted.T / F The Suffragettes and the Suffragists worked well together. T / F The war made no difference to their cause.T / F The suffragettes often resorted to hunger strikes in prison, the government released them to get better only to put them back in prison.T / F Bonus – what was this called?
Sources *Inez Milholland Boissevain (August 6, November 25, 1916) was a suffragist, labour lawyer, World War I correspondent, and public speaker who greatly influenced the women's movement in America. She died in 1916 whilst campaigning.
The Home front
Definitions TermDefinition DORA The control of information. Conscription Tactics used to encourage men to enlist Propaganda Defence of the Realm Act (1916) Conscientious Objector Someone who refused to fight due to their beliefs. Censorship Men who fell into the age group, without essential jobs, had to enlist. Recruitment Information, ideas, or rumours deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation.
Effects How were people at home affected by the war?