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Prior to 1800 in what countries was literacy widespread?
Scandinavian countries, Scotland and parts of England and France
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.......differences in literacy were the norm everywhere
Gender
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By 1914 attitudes towards literacy had changed, what was the main attitude towards it now?
It was something to strive towards
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Education had major effects on two aspects of life, what were they?
Parental authority and community life
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In the mid 19th century how did governments approach the need for education?
Established free and mandatory education
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Why did education cause issues in family life?
Children may have had to work to keep the family together and education was taking them away from that
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This time period is also known as the 'Age of the.....'
Clock
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What happened during the age of the clock?
Clocks were placed in public places
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There were 4 main goals of public education, list one.
Instill a love of the country
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There were 4 main goals of public education, list one.
Instil discipline
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There were 4 main goals of public education, list one.
Instil obedience
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There were 4 main goals of public education, list one.
Instil basic skills such as maths and reading
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Why was it important to instil obedience and discipline in schools?
Those qualities shaped future soldiers and factory workers
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How was reading made more available to the extended public across Europe and the America's?
Library numbers increased
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Two other educational places opened across the continents that allowed all to access their cultural heritage, what were they?
Museums and art galleries
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Who were the media dedicated to destroying?
Politicians
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What else developed in this period that introduced a new variety of journalism?
Photography
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When was the railway constructed?
Mid 19th Century
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How much more cargo did a steam ship carry than a regular one?
3 x
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