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How successfully did the government deal with the challenges they faced on the
Home Front in World War One? (24 marks)

Successful
1) Voluntarism 19141916: 2 million men: one of largest volunteer armies in history.
2) Dilution agreements: good cooperation between Trade Unions.
a) Controls on profits, rents, safeguards on…

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d) Taxes increased: both m/c and w/c.
i) Income tax extended 1915.
5) USA
a) Late 1915: financial reserves running out. USA loan: $5000 million
b) December 1916
i) Report to King
(1) Britain faced bankruptcy and complete dependence on USA.
c) $2 million of $5 million per day raised…

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