18.104.22.168 After the war there seemed to
be work for everyone as Britain
1.2.1 NHS (National
22.214.171.124 In 1946 the National Health Service act
was passed and for the first time ever,
every British citizen could get medical,
dental and optical sevices free of charge.
1.3.1 Poor living conditions
126.96.36.199 1946 New Towns Act; 1948 New
Towns Act, 750,000 new houses
1.4.1 Not having
188.8.131.52 National Insurance Act: This
provided comprehensive insurance
against most eventuallities.
1.4.2 1945: Family Allowences Act- paid mother 5 shillings per week
for every child after the first one. 1946: National Insurance Act-
workers and employers paid into the National Insurance
Scheme, which funded unemployment, maternity and sickness
benefit, and old age pensions. 1948: National Assistance Act-
National Assistance Boards set up to help those not covered by
1.5.1 Lack of Education
184.108.40.206 1944 Education Act: Free education was
free up to 14 years old. 1947 Education Act:
Free education was free up to 15 years old.
Minister at the
2.1 Winston Churchill
2.1.1 His right hand
man was William
220.127.116.11 Beveridge report
18.104.22.168.1 Give people on
benefits more money
22.214.171.124.2 Increase jobs
126.96.36.199.3 We know that throughout WW2 Britain
was run by a Coalition Government
made up of Liberal, Labour and
3 The Blitz
3.1 The bombings on London and
other main cities in Britain
during WW2 (World War 2)
3.2 Destroyed most of
4 William Beverage
4.1 He brought in the benefits
4.2 He wrote the Beverage
4.2.1 Support the citizens 'from cradle to the
grave' and must fight the 'Five Giants
4.3 He brought in the NHS
5 In the 1930's
unemployment was high in
6.1 Leader of Nazi Germany
6.2 He and his wife suicided
after losing WW2 to Britain
and their allies
6.3 Killed 6 million people
in the Holocaust
6.4 Was beat by
6.5 Wanted a dominant
race which was blonde hair
people with blue eyes
6.6 Did not like Jews
7.1 Geramany vs
7.2 Germany lost WW2 to Britain and this is when
Britain pretty much had Hitler surrounded he and
his wife killed themselves
7.3.1 Appeasment was a
policy to keep peace
and so there would
not be a war.
8.1 Blitzkrieg means a new
military tactic for
8.2 Blitzkrieg involves German
planes bombed the area to be
occupied, German tanks moved in
and took over the area and
10.1 1. USA (United startes of America) joined WW2 against
Germany in 1941, December 7th because Japan were
allies with Germany so when Japan bombed Pearl
Harbour which was owned by America and that is why
they got invovled in the war.
10.2 2. As they did not want to fight to long in
the pacific and in Europe as most
Americans did not want to fight in the war.
10.3 3. As France had already belonged to Europe and
there was not much there for alot of troops to take
10.4 4. The operation was called Operational Overload.
10.5 5. 4,000 landing crafts, over 250 war ships and 11,000 planes.
10.6 6. As most of Germany's Luftwaffe were destroyed
and Germany needed space to reprepare.
10.7 7. As they had concrete hut's for protection and alot more people died
because of a defence fence under water and tanks got stuck in the
water and were an easy target.
10.8 8. Germany were given false information so Britain
had a good advantage as Germany took the bait.
10.9 9. Over 132,500 troops landed and about 4477 casualties.