Presentation on theme: "How was British Society changed, ?"— Presentation transcript:
1 How was British Society changed, 1890-1918? Yr 10 RevisionHow was British Society changed, ?
2 List the problems experienced by the poor in the early 1900s. The Liberal ReformsList the problems experienced by the poor in the early 1900s.
3 Reformers Reformer Actions Charles Booth Seebohm Rowntree Henry Mayhew He opened a hostel for destitute children and a home for orphaned children.Seebohm RowntreeA journalist who investigated conditions of workers in the sweated trades. His findings appeared in the Morning Chronicle.Henry MayhewA successful business man, he collected evidence on poverty in London and went on to publish 17 volumes on the issue.Dr BarnardoHe demonstrated that 72% of York’s population lived below the poverty line and that there was a cycle of poverty.
4 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
5 Measures that were introduced... AreasWhat you know!ChildrenThe OldThe unemployedWorkers: The National Insurance Act
9 For women getting the vote Against women getting the vote ArgumentsFor women getting the voteAgainst women getting the vote
10 How did the government react to this campaign? Government ReactionHow did the government react to this campaign?
11 True or False? Emily Davison was killed trying to pin a Suffragette banner to the King’s horse. T / FThe Suffragettes achieved the publicity theywanted T / FThe Suffragettes and the Suffragists workedwell together T / FThe war made no difference to their cause. T / FThe suffragettes often resorted to hungerstrikes in prison, the government released them toget better only to put them back in prison. T / FBonus – what was this called?
12 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.
14 Definitions Term Definition DORA Conscription Propaganda The control of information.ConscriptionTactics used to encourage men to enlistPropagandaDefence of the Realm Act(1916)Conscientious ObjectorSomeone who refused to fight due to their beliefs.CensorshipMen who fell into the age group, without essential jobs, had to enlist.RecruitmentInformation, ideas, or rumours deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation.
15 EffectsHow were people at home affected by the war?