WW1 - Impact

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How much did British national debt increase by?
400%
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How much did Britain owe to the US?
£1billion
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Who took many British markets?
Japan and the US
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How many men lost their lives in the war?
722,785, 11.8% of those who fought in it
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After 1918, what was there a marked decline in the attendance of?
Church
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How much did life expectancy rise?
From 49 to 56 for men, from 53 to 60 for women
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What was the 1919 Housing and Town Planning Act?
Building 'homes fit for heroes', 200,000 new state owned homes built
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What did the Unemployment Insurance Acts of 1920 and 1921 do?
Increased benefits for unemployed workers
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What were the major political changes after the war?
Liberal party divided by split between Asquith and Lloyd George - leads to decline, rise of the labour party due to increased electorate/trade union membership
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In Scotland, what did the amount spent on feeding children increase from and to?
1912-13: £7 million, 1917-18: 329 million
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