Crimean War- Nightingale and Seacole

What was Nightingale's main role during the war?
Inspected hospitals and sent letters to government
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Why was Nightingale considered unsuccessful by many?
Death rates at Scutari continued to rise
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What did Nightingale improve?
Hygiene and nutrition
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What did Nightingale neglect to improve?
Ventilation and sewerage
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How did Nightingale's nurses improve conditions?
Aided overworked male medical staff
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What did Nightingale study after the war?
Sanitation in barracks and hospitals in British India
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Who tried to get Nightingale out of the Crimea?
John Hall
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How did Nightingale stay in the Crimea and maintain influence?
Money and a good family reputation
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What did Nightingale use her money to do?
Clean wards and improve men's diets
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What name did Russell give Nightingale?
'The Lady with the Lamp'
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What did Nightingale succeed in pressing for in 1857?
Royal Commission on the Health of the Army 1857
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How was Nightingale a setback to women in nursing?
Was often cruel to her nursing staff and opposed women's suffrage
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How did Nightingale help women in nursing?
Made nursing respectable to women, set up a nurse training school
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Who taught Seacole to use herbal remedies?
Her mother
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Why did Seacole come to Crimea?
Her mother died and she was running out of money
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What locations, in order, did Seacole live in throughout her life?
Jamaica, London, Crimea, London, Jamaica, London
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Why did the War Office reject Seacole?
She wasn't a qualified nurse, and (possibly) because she was mixed race
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Who did Seacole borrow money from to go to Crimea?
Thomas Day
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What did Seacole build near Peto's railway?
The British Hotel
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When did the British Hotel open?
March 1855
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What was the British hotel?
A shop/pub with an annex for sleeping, and later a small clinic
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How did Seacole ease life for the men?
Gave hungry soldiers free soup, used herbal remedies to treat minor ailments
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What drugs did Seacole provide for the men?
Alcohol and smoked remedies
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What was Seacole's role in the Crimea?
A Sutler
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What did Russell call Seacole?
A successful physician
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What did Seacole do on the siege lines?
Sell men food and drink, possibly treated a few men
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Why did Seacole leave Crimea in 1856?
Debt due to heavy borrowing and unsold stock
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Where did Seacole set up her next hotel?
Aldershot
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When the Aldershot hotel was unsuccessful, what financial blow did Seacole face?
Thomas Day stole all her money and left for Australia
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How was Seacole kept alive?
Russell's press campaign
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Who supported Seacole financially?
Minor aristocracy, high command, mostly ordinary soldiers
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Which 'nurse' made a long-term contribution to nursing reform?
Nightingale
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What did Nightingale neglect to improve?

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