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Late September 1914
3/4 million volunteers enlisted
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January 1916
Military Service Act
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Military Service Act
Conscription single men 18-40
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1918
Representation of the People Act
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Representation of the People Act
Vote for women over 30, men over 21
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June 5th 1918
Lord Kitchner drowned at sea
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1917
Convoy System
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Convoy System
Boats surrounded supply boats to protect them
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1919
Sex Disqualification Removal Act
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Sex Disqualification Removal Act
Women parliament, juries, jobs in law
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1916
Easter Rising
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August 1914
DORA - Defence of the Realm Act
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1915
2 million shells
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1918
187 million shells
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1915
Neuve Chapelle Offensive
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1913
Spending £200 million
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1918
Spending £2600million
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Loan gave Britatin £....million
5000
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War costing Britain $.... per day
5 million
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Summer 1916
Married men 18-40 conscripted
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February 1918
Men up to 50 conscripted
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1914-1918
Income tax quadrupled
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During WW1 trade union membership rose from ....to ....
4 million to 6 million
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John Stuart Mill
1st MP to recognise women suffrage
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1903
Suffragettes formed
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Emily Davison
Suffragett, horse, derby in Epsom
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1913
Prisoner's Temporary Discharge of Ill Health Act
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1918
Women 1/3 of the workforce
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1918
80% munitions workers were women
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December 1918
Labour 63 seats and 24 million votes
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1920
Agricultural Act
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1921
Emergancy Powers Act
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1920
Government of Ireland Act
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1921
Anglo-Irish Treaty
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1921
Unemployement 2 million
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1919
Police strikes in Liverpool, riots in Glasgow
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May 1920
Dockers refused to load ships
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April 1921
National Miners Strike
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Agricultural Act
Guaranteed minimum prices for producers
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Sankey Commisson
Set upto try and negotiate with miners
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Triple Alliance
Railywaymen,miners and transport workers threatening united action against government and employers
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Sinn Fein
Irish Nationalist group
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Genoa Conference
To try sort tension between France and Germany
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Military Service Act

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January 1916

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Front

Conscription single men 18-40

Back

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Card 4

Front

Representation of the People Act

Back

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Card 5

Front

Vote for women over 30, men over 21

Back

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