Individuals in 19th Century Britain

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  • Created on: 19-03-14 19:11

THOMAS MALTHUS:

  • was an economist
  • studied the population
  • thought that the population would soon outstrip the food and other supplies
  • believed the Poor Law encouraged laziness and people had more children so they received more poor relief
  • he favoured the abolition of the Poor Law since it encouraged poverty

ROBERT OWEN:

  • was…

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