Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Achievements of Liberal Reforms: Young People
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* Public notices from 1909 making people aware of the terms of the Children Act
(PRO ref: MEPO/2/1138)
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1a   1b   1c                    
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* PRO ref: MEPO 2/1138; police report from 1910 *
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You need to study the source carefully before you decide whether it supports or contradicts any of the reasons in the Big Question.
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* What do sources 1a, 1b, 1c tell historians about the dangers which children faced? *
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* How does the Act try to make sure that people actually obey it? *
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* Is this source evidence that the government really cared about young people? *
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* Do sources 1a-c provide evidence that government action was effective? *
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