British dates 1945-1970

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1. what were the 3 welfare acts introduced in 1946 and 1948?

  • national health service, national insurance and national assistance
  • national assistance, national benefits and national need
  • national welfare, national insurance and national benefits
  • national benefits, national health service and national scheme
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2. who won the general election of 1959?

  • conservatives but labour was weak
  • conservatives but labour was strong
  • liberals
  • labour due to gaitskell being leader

3. what is labour's 1918 constitution?

  • nationalise everything
  • constitution to the common ownership of the means of production, distribution and exchange - main one clause 4
  • to be socialist
  • constitution to respect everyone and for them to be equal

4. how are butler's policies described and why?

  • impressionable because he was lucky and popular
  • butskellism because his consensus policies
  • good as falling commodity prices and surge in exports improved the economy
  • bad as dollar gap and run on british reserves

5. what good things happened in 1962?

  • Maudling kick started the economy and between 1959 and 1964 real wages increased by 19% for manual workers
  • Macmillan didnt have a fit
  • no longer classed as the 'sick man of Europe'
  • everyone had a vaccuum cleaner not just middle class people


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