There was growing awareness of the problems of poverty in the early 20th century. Social, industrial, political and military factors all led the Liberals to introduce social reform.
What does 'laissez faire' mean?
To get involved
To help only when needed
To leave alone
Where did Charles Booth investigate?
Who wrote Poverty: A Study of Town Life?
How many people in the cities lived below the poverty line, according to Rowntree?
Who was an 'Old Liberal'?
Competition to build navy ships with which country helped to highlight fears of national efficiency?
Which country had already brought in wide social legislation?
Which war highlighted how unfit British men were?
World War One
The First Boer War
The Second Boer War
How many men failed army medical inspections for this war?
1 in 3
1 in 4
1 in 5
Which two parties were fighting for working class votes in the early 1900s?
Liberals and Labour
Liberals and Conservatives
Labour and Conservatives