British Depth Study 1890-1918

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  • What Happened 1890-1918
    • The reforms of the Liberal Government 1906-1912
      • From Lassez-faire to collectivism
      • Charles Booth
        • He was born into a wealthy Liverpool ship-owning family and in the mid-1870's he moved his company offices to London
        • He refused to accept the national statistics that about 25 per cent of the working population was living in poverty.
          • He found out that nearly 31 per cent of the population of London were living below what he called  the poverty line.
          • He decided to investigate for himself and set up a paid team of investigators
            • Over 17 years his team investigated the living, income and spending of over 4000 Londoners.
              • These findings were published between 1889 and 1903 in 17 volumes.
            • Booth worked out that 85 per cent of  people were living in poverty because of problems relating to unemployment and low wages
      • Seebohm Rowntree
        • Belonged to a family of wealthy  quaker  yorkshire based chclate makers.
    • Britain during the First World War
      • Recruitment
        • When war Broke out Britain had a small army of 250,000 inividuals
          • In March 1969 over 2.5 million men had volunteered to join 'Kitchener's Army''
      • Women at war
        • Recruiting women
          • In August 1915 all men and women between the ages  16-65 had to register
  • Votes for Women
    • What Happened 1890-1918
      • The reforms of the Liberal Government 1906-1912
        • From Lassez-faire to collectivism
        • Charles Booth
          • He was born into a wealthy Liverpool ship-owning family and in the mid-1870's he moved his company offices to London
          • He refused to accept the national statistics that about 25 per cent of the working population was living in poverty.
            • He found out that nearly 31 per cent of the population of London were living below what he called  the poverty line.
            • He decided to investigate for himself and set up a paid team of investigators
              • Over 17 years his team investigated the living, income and spending of over 4000 Londoners.
                • These findings were published between 1889 and 1903 in 17 volumes.
              • Booth worked out that 85 per cent of  people were living in poverty because of problems relating to unemployment and low wages
        • Seebohm Rowntree
          • Belonged to a family of wealthy  quaker  yorkshire based chclate makers.
      • Britain during the First World War
        • Recruitment
          • When war Broke out Britain had a small army of 250,000 inividuals
            • In March 1969 over 2.5 million men had volunteered to join 'Kitchener's Army''
        • Women at war
          • Recruiting women
            • In August 1915 all men and women between the ages  16-65 had to register
  • Lord Kitchener, the secretary of state war, informed the Government that he would need a fighting force of at least 1 million.
    • There was a frezy of enthusiasm as friends joined up toghter and the army kept them together iin Pal's Battalions'
  • Three months later this was extended to married men and between 1916-1918 one in three men were conscripted.
    • Conscientious objectors
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  • 1886-1903
    • He calculated that a family of 5 could live on 21 shillings and  8 pence.
    • He discoverd that 28 per cent of the population  of York were living in poverty
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