In the late 19th century poverty was caused by unemployment, illness and old age.The 1906 Liberal Government had to introduce reforms to tackle poverty.
What did 'laissez faire' mean for the British government?
That they would be involved in solving the social problems
That they would not be involved in solving the social problems
That they did not know about how much poverty existed
Who did Thomas Barnardo help?
Which charity set up work colonies?
The Salavation Army
The Red Cross
Where did Charles Booth investigate?
Where did Seebohm Rowntree investigate?
When did the Boer War begin?
How many volunteers were too unfit for the army?
When was the Liberal Government elected?