OCR: Social Reformers: Charles Booth

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CHARLES BOOTH: SOCIAL REFORMER:

  • Born in 1840 in Liverpool.
  • Family = wealthy ship owners.

1865:
He stood for the liberal party in a local election. He lost.
Booth decided he'd have more influence if he educated people.

He started to research poverty in the East End of London.
•  He found that…

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Mariya Onatska

Also he organised the poor into 4 classes, A being the lowest (criminals and street-sellers) and D the highest (dock labourers earning 21 shillings a week.)

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