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The New Poor Law was very unpopular and was attacked by many people. This is a cartoon that was published after the Poor Law Amendment Act was passed in 1834. The artist clearly did not like the Act, but were the comments made in the cartoon fair? Now investigate whether the artist was giving an accurate account of the New Poor Law.

Run your cursor over the cartoon, you will find ten points and you have to decide whether they actually happened in Union Workhouses by clicking on true or false. When you have guessed the correct answer the real facts will appear.

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