Reports of the Industrial Revolution

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Charles Booth
1885 - The "Labour and Life of the London People" explored the state of poverty in London and showed that roughly 35% of people lived in extreme poverty.
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Seebohm Rowntree
1901 - His "Poverty, a Study of Town Life" explored the poverty in York.
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Edwin Chadwick
1842 - His "The Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population" is a survey of the housing conditions, suggesting that money should be spent on housing instead of workhouses.
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William Beveridge
1942 - This suggested the idea of sick payments that all workers could pay into and receive help from when ill. This also included his idea that all people are suffering from the 'five giant evils'.
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John Snow
1854 - This explained how cholera was spread through water and had a map of his evidence that showed who was dying from cholera.
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1901 - His "Poverty, a Study of Town Life" explored the poverty in York.

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Seebohm Rowntree

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1842 - His "The Sanitary Conditions of the Labouring Population" is a survey of the housing conditions, suggesting that money should be spent on housing instead of workhouses.

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1942 - This suggested the idea of sick payments that all workers could pay into and receive help from when ill. This also included his idea that all people are suffering from the 'five giant evils'.

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Card 5

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1854 - This explained how cholera was spread through water and had a map of his evidence that showed who was dying from cholera.

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