A Study in British History Timeline

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What happened in 1760?
The industrial revolution begins.
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What happened in 1831-32?
Cholera outbreak in London- kills approx. 8000.
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What happened in 1832?
Investigation into the poor laws.
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What happened in 1834?
Poor Law Amendment Act.
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What happened in 1842?
Edwin Chadwick publishes Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population of Great Britain.
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What two things happened in 1848?
Cholera epidemic kills approx. 12000 and Public Health Act.
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What happened in 1854?
Broad Street Cholera outbreak.
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What happened in 1855?
Dr John Snow diagnoses the waterborne nature of cholera.
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What happened in 1858?
The Great Stink.
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What happened in 1866?
Cholera epidemic in London.
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What happened in 1867?
Reform Act- working class men got the vote.
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What three things happened in 1875?
Pubic Health Act, Artisan and Labour Dwellings Improvement Act and Joseph Chamberlain orchestrates slum clearance in Birmingham.
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What happened in 1889?
Charles Booth published Labour and Life of the People.
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What two things happened in 1899?
Seebohm Rowntree publishes Poverty, a Study of Town Life and the Boer War recruits rejected en masse due to poor physical health.
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What happened in 1906?
Free School Meals Act.
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What happened in 1907?
School medical inspections begin.
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What happened in 1908?
Old Age Pensions Act.
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What happened in 1909?
Labour exchanges.
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What happened in 1910?
Lloyd George's 'People Budget' is passed.
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What happened in 191-12?
National Insurance Act.
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What happened in 1914?
The First World War begins.
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Cholera outbreak in London- kills approx. 8000.

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What happened in 1831-32?

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Investigation into the poor laws.

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Poor Law Amendment Act.

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Edwin Chadwick publishes Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population of Great Britain.

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