Public Health in Britain between 1800 and 1914

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In 1800 a ………1…… …………….. attitude was common. This meant that the government should not interfere in peoples lives.
In 1820 …………2……….. could not vote. This meant that….4.. Towns were …5.. As they grew in size. Landlords wanted to make the largest …6..… possible and so they built houses that were……7……..………8… … was much lower than in the countryside.Privies were emptied into ……9……. Which often leaked into the water supply and left it contaminated. These were supposed to be emptied by ……10.. ………… men, but this was not always done frequently.Common killers were 1……11…… 2……12…… 3………13………In 1834 The ……….14. ……….. Amendment Act made being poor a crime. If you could not pay rates (taxes) you would have to go into …15……. Which were extremely unpopular. In 1842 …………16…. ………….. wrote a report called …............................. ........17...................... ..Chadwick proved that ………18…………… He still believed that air pollution from filth caused illness (otherwise known as the m…19……. theory) He was not just doing this out of the kindness of his own heart. He was motivated by……………20…..His report argued that towns should be responsible for:1.2.3.4.5. He thought that the impact of this would be for the life expectancy of the working classes to rise by …. years.Chadwick was not popular because- 1. 2. 3.There were frequent cholera outbreaks. These happened in ……21…, …22…., …23….., …24………The symptoms of cholera include......................... ..25............................ ................................ ...................After the 1848 outbreak the government decided to act on Chadwick’s recommendations and introduced ………26………………… ……….As a result of this the following changes were brought into law: 1. 27 2. 28 3. 29 4. 30 5. 31 The biggest problem with this act was that………32……………As a result only …33….. towns set up boards of health as a result, and not long after Chadwick was pensioned off.In 1854……34…. ………… studied the outbreak of cholera in Soho and was able to prove that there was a link between cholera and ……35……… He proved that the source of cholera was a water pump in ……36… Street. The handle was removed from the pump and the number of cases began to reduce. His evidence was dismissed by the board of health who still believed bad air was the cause. In 1858 …37… ………… …………… happened because of the hot weather. This put more pressure on the government because…38..As a result of this the sewer system was improved by ………39……. Who built …40……… miles of sewers.1864 Factory Act passed. This said that….41.... 1866 Sanitation Act passed which made….42...1867- Working classes were given the vote which was important because..43.. 1870’s in Germany their leader ………45…….. had created an early form of welfare state which was helping their economy to prosper.1875 The second Public Health Act was passed. This made all of the changes from the first act………46…….
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The main reasons why the second act was passed are below. (Explain why they are important)1. Cholera- this was because….2. Leeds- This was because….3. William Farr 4. New voters...5. Pasteur…There were several more acts that followed this: Artisans Dwelling Act of 1875 which made……………………. Pollution Prevention Act of 1876- which banned the dumping of sewage.Bourneville and Port Sunlight were examples of…….In 1889 Charles ………. Proved that …… per cent of the population of London were living in abject poverty.In 1901 Rowntree conducted a similar study in …… and proved that the same problems existed there. He found 1.2. 3. 1899- 1902- The …….. War drew attention to the poor state of public health because…. Out of every 10 recruits were physically unfit. In 1906 a new………………. Government was elected. New Liberalism was a policy which said that……………………. Which was a move away from Laissez Faire.This new government was motivated by wanting to keep voters as they feared that they might lose out to the …….. Party which had recently been formed.They passed several Acts including:1906- F….. S…… M………….. But this was not compulsory1908- …………. Were introduced for those over the age of……. The problem with this was……………..1908- …………. Hour day for miners19…. National Insurance Act. This meant that…
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