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What measures were taken by the Liberals to help people?
School meals act (1906), School Medical Service (1907), Childrens Act (1908), Old Age Pensions Act (1908), Labour Exchanges Act (1909), National Insurance Act (1911), National Insurance Act Part 2 (1912)
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Who did John Bull and Britannia represent?
The British Public (JOHN) and The British Empire (BRITANNIA)
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What does Hun or Boche mean?
Used to describe the Germans during WW1
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Another word for Britain is?
Blighty
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What was Lord Kitchner responsible for?
Recruiting people for WW1 (Your country needs YOU)
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How many people did Dr Bernardo's help?
500,000
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In 1909, the House of Lords rejected the Peoples Budget. What did this lead to?
The Parliament Act of 1911, which reduced the power of the Lords and stopped them interfering in many bills
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What did poor people refer to accepting charity as?
Admitting defeat
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Some councils did not approve of free school meals. How did they get over this?
Free School meals were made compulsory (1914)
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1/3 of people live in poverty and were blamed for being poor because they were seen as.....
Lazy and Feckless
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Who did John Bull and Britannia represent?

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The British Public (JOHN) and The British Empire (BRITANNIA)

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What does Hun or Boche mean?

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Another word for Britain is?

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What was Lord Kitchner responsible for?

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