World War One gave a boost to industry in Scotland but after the war industries declined while unemployment and poverty increased.
What was the Shell Scandal?
The Shell Scandal was the discovery that shells were being made by children
The Shell Scandal was the concern about the quality and supply of shells
The Shell Scandal was the discovery that British companies were making shells for the German army
Where is jute mostly grown?
What percentage of its own food did Britain produce in 1914?
40 per cent
60 per cent
80 per cent
After the war which traditional export markets for British fishing were no longer available?
Argentina and Brazil
Germany and Russia
China and Japan
What was the Crofters Act of 1886?
A law forcing Crofters to emigrate from their homes overseas
A law forcing Crofters to emigrate from their homes into the cities of Scotland
A law meaning that Crofters could not be evicted from their homes
When did the government pass the Land Settlement Act?
What did the 1931 census show had happened to the population of Scotland?
It had increased
It had decreased
It had not changed
By the 1920’s, what percentage had employment in Scottish shipbuilding reduced?
50 per cent
70 per cent
90 per cent
What percentage of Scottish furnaces had been dismantled by 1927?
More than 10 per cent
More than 20 per cent
More than 50 per cent
How many people were employed in the coal industry after the war?
The same amount