Liberal Reforms


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Working Conditions in 1890's
1/3 of population in abhorrent poverty, unregulated industries = exploitation of workers, "piece work" meant paid by how much you do
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Living Conditions in 1890's
cramped+overcrowded homes, poor sewage control~>disease, day's wages couldn't cover the basic necessities
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William Booth
London, founded White Chapel Church Mission=Salvation Army, created a worker=friendly match making company
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Seebohn Rowntree
York, highlighted extreme poverty in unexpected areas (cities etc), poverty was caused by old age, sickness and youth, 27% fell below poverty line in York, large family=52% of poor, low wages=22% of poor
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John Galt
Missionary East London, photographed poor to raise awareness, removed stereotypes of poor, showed them working proving low life expectancy
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Charles Booth
London (1880), Businessman (Liverpool shipping line), looked at figures disproving myths of the poor, 1% of poor were "undeserving", 30% of London fell below poverty line, poverty caused by low wages, poor were neighbours to the rich,
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cramped+overcrowded homes, poor sewage control~>disease, day's wages couldn't cover the basic necessities

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Living Conditions in 1890's

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London, founded White Chapel Church Mission=Salvation Army, created a worker=friendly match making company

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York, highlighted extreme poverty in unexpected areas (cities etc), poverty was caused by old age, sickness and youth, 27% fell below poverty line in York, large family=52% of poor, low wages=22% of poor

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Missionary East London, photographed poor to raise awareness, removed stereotypes of poor, showed them working proving low life expectancy

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