The war led the government to introduce conscription and the Defence of the Realm Act. The role of women changed and political engagement grew. Heavy casualties resulted in national mourning.
What did the Military Services Act do in January 1916?
Reduced the age at which men were allowed to join the army to 16
Allowed women to enter the army in support roles
Introduced conscription for men
Which group of people refused to take part in any type of military service?
Which of the following was introduced through DORA?
A ban on selling guns in British shops
A ban on selling of steel within Britain
A ban on striking in the workplace
Why was the strength of alcohol reduced in bars?
So that people were alert at all times
To reduce late-coming at work the following day
To discourage large gatherings of people in case of bombing
When did the first Rent Strike begin?
How was the problem of the rent strikes solved by the government?
Striking was made illegal in Scotland
Benefits were provided for those who were protesting
An act was introduced to freeze rental prices
In 1918, what percentage of British munitions workers were women?
Why were men cautious of women taking factory jobs?
The products would be cheaper to buy
The men would not get their jobs back
The concern over dilution
Where is the Scottish National War Memorial?
When was the armistice?
11 November 1918
11 November 1919
11 August 1918