Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Effect of War 1914-18: Dora In Action
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* Police report from January 1917 on the effects of early shop closures as part of DORA regulations
(PRO ref: HO 45/10956/322254/115)
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* PRO ref: HO 45/10956/322254/115; police report on early shop closures, January 1917 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about how the Defence of the Realm Act affected people or how they reacted to DORA. You should consider:
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* How has early closing affected people's shopping habits? *
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* Why are the poor more affected than the better off? *
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* What is the general feeling of shopkeepers towards the Act? *
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* Do you feel that this source is a good source for judging the feelings of the shopkeepers? *
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