Rational Recreation

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What time period do we associate rational recreation with?
1800-1900
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What controlled gambling during the RR period?
Law and Order
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Was Ration Recreation Occasional or Regular?
Regular
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What characteristic did transport influence?
Game went from local to ragional/national and international
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Whats the ration recreations version of Seasonal Time?
Machine Time
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Why was ration recreation respectable as a game
The influence of the middle class
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What 'class' of person devloped in the rational recreation period?
Middle Class
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Why did people migrate to the city
For regular wark and pay
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By 1851 what % of population lived in London
50%
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What was the date of the first Cholera epidemic?
1832
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How many people died with Chloera?
31,000
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What was the average number of hours workers worked in a day?
12 hours
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what year did the RSPCA become established?
1824
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what year did the cruelty of animals act declare baiting sports illegal?
1835
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What line was opened for trains in 1830?
Manchester to Liverpool Railway?
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What years was the Saturday half day brought about?
1870s-1890s
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What does the term Industrialist offer social and recreational opportunities and annual exursion trips to the seaside?
Some wanted to improve health of the workforce, others to gain the loyalty of the workforce and increase work output.
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What transport was available during this time period?
Roads, Canals and Train lines
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What was the early closing movement?
A series of Billis through parliment that sought to reduce working hours
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By the 1890's how much holiday was common in a year?
A week paid holiday
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Why did middle class gentlement take part on the game?
For the love of it and intrinsic reward
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Why did the working class play the game?
The chance to earn some money
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What does the term Industrial Patronage mean?
The provision of social, recreational and sporting oppotunities by wealthy industrialists for their workers
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What controlled gambling during the RR period?

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Law and Order

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What characteristic did transport influence?

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Whats the ration recreations version of Seasonal Time?

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