Liberal Reform Quiz

The British Depth Study- Liberal Reforms

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1. What was the National Insurance Act 1911?

  • This was the main reform that set out to help the sick and the unemployed. it was in two parts. Part one dealt with sickness an part two dealt with unemployment
  • Only to help the unemployed
  • This act set up the first job centres. They were aimed at getting mean into jobs as quickly as possible so they would not be without wages.
  • Only to help the sick
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2. What reform was brought out in 1912?

  • School Medical Inspections- Doctors and nurses went into school to provide a free compulsory medical check
  • The Children's Act- it made it illegal to neglect or abuse children. Children under 14 were banned from pubs. Illegal to sell tobacco to children under 16.
  • School Clinics- These clinics were set up to treat children who had been diagnoses as having an illness
  • Free School Meals- provides a free school meal for children of a poor family.

3. What reform was brought out in 1908?

  • School Medical Inspections- Doctors and nurses went into school to provide a free compulsory medical check
  • The Children's Act- it made it illegal to neglect or abuse children. Children under 14 were banned from pubs. Illegal to sell tobacco to children under 16.
  • Free School Meals- provides a free school meal for children of a poor family.
  • School Clinics- These clinics were set up to treat children who had been diagnoses as having an illness

4. How did people find out about the poor?

  • Nobody found out
  • There were social investigations, the most famous being done by Charles Booth and Rowntree.
  • The government told people, the politicians were Charles Booth and Rowntree
  • People could see them on the streets or asking for help

5. Who was the main Liberal Reformer?

  • David Lloyd George: Chancellor of the Exchequer during most of the reforms. He designed the national insurance act and the old age pensions scheme. He raised the money through taxes to pay for the reforms.
  • Winston Churchill: A keen supporter of the reforms who helped designed the nation insurance act and the labour exchanges scheme.
  • All of these
  • Herbert Asquith: prime minister. Was the head of the government during many of the reforms

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