Era of the Great War

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  • Era of the Great War
    • Recruitment
      • patriotism, peer pressure, pals battalions, sense of adventure, family pressure, fear of looking like a coward, short war
    • New Technology
      • Gas
        • Heavily dependent on wind, not very effective
      • Machine Guns
        • can fire 600 bullets per minute
      • Tanks
        • drive over rough terrain, destroy machine guns, heavily armoured
      • Artillery Guns
    • Problems In Trenches
      • Deep mud
      • Deep water
      • Trench foot
        • Deep water
      • Rats
        • Lice
          • Itching
      • Stalemate
        • New Technology
          • Gas
            • Heavily dependent on wind, not very effective
          • Machine Guns
            • can fire 600 bullets per minute
          • Tanks
            • drive over rough terrain, destroy machine guns, heavily armoured
          • Artillery Guns
    • Restrictions
      • D.O.R.A
        • Alcohol restrictions
        • Alien registration
        • Conscription
      • Rationing
      • British Summer Time
    • Women's Rights
      • Suffragists
        • Peaceful protest
        • Petitions, letters, campaigns
        • Not taken seriously
      • Suffragettes
        • Arson, smashing windows, publicity
        • Scared government, made people disapprove of women rights, cat and mouse act
      • War work
        • Munitions
        • Taking over mens jobs
        • Land army
        • Led to women getting the vote
    • Industry
      • Heavy industries
        • Steel
        • Shipbuilding
        • Iron
        • Coal
        • Decline at the end of the war, foreign competition, refusal to use new technology
      • Fishing
        • Used for mine-sweeping during the war
        • Fishermen weren't compensated well and boats needed replaced, decline in industry
      • New industries
        • Cars
        • Chemical
        • Electronics
        • Aircrafts
    • Red Clydeside and rent strikes
      • soldiers coming home faced un-employment
        • Threat of revolution
      • Rent strikes
        • Women protested the rise in rent during and after war

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