Contrast, Contradiction and Change Britain 1906-1918 link to Learning Curve home page
Effect of War 1914-18: Shortages and Rationing
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* Cartoon commenting on rationing, February 1918
(Ricardo Brook, ©Punch, Ltd., pu02202)
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* Ricardo Brook, February 1918, © Punch Ltd., pu02202; cartoon on rationing *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about shortages and rationing and how they affected people. You should consider:
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* What is the 'New War Terror'? *
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* Do you think rationing is really seen as a terror? *
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* What does this cartoon tell you about attitudes to rationing and about government control in general? *
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