History paper 2 Public Health key dates

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1760
Industrial Revolution began in Britain
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1831-32
Cholera outbreak in London (killed approx. 8,000)
2 of 25
1832
Investigation into poor laws
3 of 25
1834
Poor law Amendment Act
4 of 25
1842
Edwin Chadwick publishes 'Sanitary conditions of the labouring population'
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1848
Cholera epidemic kills 12,000
6 of 25
1848
Public Health Act (first one)
7 of 25
1854
Broad Street Cholera outbreak
8 of 25
1855
Dr John Snow diagnoses the waterborne nature of Cholera
9 of 25
1858
The Great Stink
10 of 25
1866
Cholera epidemic in London
11 of 25
1867
Reform Act
12 of 25
1875 (1)
Public Health Act (second one)
13 of 25
1875 (2)
Artisan and Labour Dwellings Improvement Act
14 of 25
1875 (3)
Joseph Chamberlain orchestrates slum clearance in Birmingham
15 of 25
1889C
Charles Booth publishes 'Labour and life of the people'
16 of 25
1899
Seebohm Rowntree publishes 'Poverty, a study of town life'
17 of 25
1899 (2)
Boer War recruits rejected due to poor health
18 of 25
1906
Free School Meals Act
19 of 25
1907
School medical inspections began
20 of 25
1908
Old Age Pension Act
21 of 25
1909
Labour exchanges
22 of 25
1910
Lloyd Georges 'peoples budget' is passed
23 of 25
1911-12
National Insurance Act
24 of 25
1914
First World War began
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Cholera outbreak in London (killed approx. 8,000)

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1831-32

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Investigation into poor laws

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Poor law Amendment Act

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Edwin Chadwick publishes 'Sanitary conditions of the labouring population'

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