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1. What is outdoor relief?

  • Support for poor in their own homes
  • support for the homeless
  • Support for people who couldnt afford to go into the workhouse
  • support for poor who couldnt afford food
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2. What was the Gilberts Act?

  • support for children
  • Gilbert was the first to be an overseeker of the poor
  • Allowed parishes to join into unions
  • a new kind of support

3. Who are the Undeserving?

  • Men
  • Elderly
  • Beggers/Criminals
  • Hard working people

4. who are the DESERVING poor?

  • Elderly, Children and sick
  • all adults
  • Criminals
  • Pregnant women

5. Who was the overseeker of the poor?

  • Landowners took turns
  • The Governement
  • The parish leader
  • The Priest


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