Poverty in The interwar years..
1914-1918 Britain focused on producing arms. When war finished Britain behind..
by 1921 Britain Lost the international market to USA ..
2 million unemployed..
1929 the Wall Street Crash..
3 Million unemployed..
National insurance in trouble as it paid lots of money to the unemployed..
Government had to cut from the wages of the Civil Servants..
1934 Special Areas Act.. for the poorest areas, such as South Wales where a Steel factory was made..
1936 The Jarrow march to London, asked parliamnet for help, but the parlt didnt help them..
1938 a country of Two Nations.. Poor and Rich..
1939 War, everyone back to Work..
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- 20-06-2005 00:27