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Who were the Druid Priests/What did they do?
The druids were responsible for all religious rituals, because the only person who could talk to a god was a druid. People went to them when they were sick in hope for them to cure them. Sometimes they'd use medicines made from plants
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What were the main points of the Beveridge report?
The appointment of a minister to control all the insurance schemes. A standard weekly payment by people in work as a contribution to the insurance fund.Old age pensions, maternity grants, funeral grants, pensions for widows and for people injured at
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What were the main points of the Beveridge report? cont.
Payments at a standard rate, the same for all citizens.The introduction of family allowances. A new national health service to be established.
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How did Alexander Fleming accidentally develop penicillin?
In 1928, while studying influenza, Fleming noticed that mould had developed accidentally on a set of culture dishes being used in the experiment. The mould had created a bacteria-free circle around itself. Fleming experimented further, naming it peni
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What did Paul Erhlich do?
He developed the work of Robert Koch and Behring to create a magic bullet to cure syphilis. The 606th compound was effective- salvarson 606
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How was Paul Erhlich's research made possible?
Erhlich researched for several years and this was made possible as his research was government funded.
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What was the Spontaneous Generation theory?
The theory that organisms developed from non living matter. Many believed in spontaneous generation because it explained such occurrences as the appearance of maggots on decaying meat.
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What was the purpose of the 'New River' that was built from Hertfordshire to London?
To supply London with fresh water which would decrease the spread of water born diseases such as Cholera.
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What did David Lloyd George do?
He was very much associated with reforms that benefited the majority of society. Reforms such as the Old Age Pensions Act of 1908 and the National Health Insurance Act of 1911 did much to aid the poorest in society and, therefore, the most vulnerable
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