Political and social reform

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1833 Factory Act

Did it solve the problems of children in factories?
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19th century mining disaster

What happened at the Trimdon Grange Mining Disaster?
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Cats and mice

What tactics were used by suffragettes, police and government?
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Cold War on File

Why did the Cold War emerge?
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Holding History

What is 'The National Archives'?
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Suffragettes ‘in Trousers’

How did men support votes for women?
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Victorian Health Reform

How did the Victorians view compulsory vaccination?