World War One gave a boost to industry in Scotland but after the war, industries declined while unemployment and poverty increased.
What was not a vital industry to the war effort?
Where were the main Scottish shipyards?
On the Clyde
In the Firth of Forth
On the Tay
When did the Shell Scandal occur?
What did the Munitions of War Act do?
Place a demand for a 50% increase in the production of munitions from factories
Ban strikes in munitions factories
Banned munitions workers from resigning without consent
What percentage of food consumed by British people was produced in Britain?
What threatened British food supplies the most?
Not having enough trade ships
Food needed for soldiers
When was compulsory rationing introduced in Britain?
In which British industry did employment levels fall by 90%, in the 1920s?
What made sure that land would be available for men, who were returning from war, to work on?
The Land Settlement Act of 1919
The Land Redistribution Act of 1919
The Land Settlement Act of 1918
What did the Empire Settlement Act do?
Assisted Scots who wanted to return to Scotland from other parts of the Empire
Assisted Scots who wanted to move to other parts of the Empire
Assisted Scots who wanted to move to countries outwith the Empire