Task

Case Study 1- Was it a crime to be poor?

 
 
 

Make two copies of this picture

i.
On the first copy, write in the labels some of the words the government might use about this vagabond, who he is, what he is up to and what should be done with him.
ii.
On the other copy, write in some more sympathetic words which could be used to describe him and his situation.

Why had the government made it a crime to be poor?