Which suffrage group was led by Millicent Fawcett?
What was the motto of the suffragettes?
'Deeds not words'
'Actions before work'
Which suffrage group focused on social reform?
How many women got the vote in 1918?
Which Pankhurst took a party of East London working class women to lobby the PM?
What year did women get the vote over 21?
Who was killed by running under the King's horse at the Derby in 1913?
Which PM opposed women's suffrage before the war?
What act gave women the suffrage in 1918?
Representation of the People Act
Representation of the Population Act
What date were the Suffragettes formed?
When was the 'Ill Health Act' passed?
What did the Ill Health Act become known as?
Cat and Mouse Act
Cat and Dog Act
What date were the Suffragists formed?
Which of the following is an opposing group to women's suffrage
The National League for Opposing Women's Suffrage
The League for Opposing Women's Suffrage
What year was Charles Booth's research?
What fraction of Londoners lived below the poverty line due to illness and unemployment?
When was the Boer War?
What percentage of men were unfit for service?
What research in 1905 showed similar results?
What was defined as the poverty line?
£1 a week for a family of 8
£1 a week for a family of 5
What proportion of the population did Seebohm Rowntree find lived in poverty during their lives?
What year were pensions introduced?
What year were labour exchanges set up?
What was the Act that meant workers were entitled to compensation?
The Workers Rights Act
The Workers Compensation Act
What was the name given to the liberal reforms that were aimed at helping children?
The Children's Charter
The Children's Act
When was the Schools Meal Act introduced?
By 1914 how many children were receiving free school meals?
When did the government introduce the School Medical Service?
When was the Old Pensions Act introduced?
How much did you have to earn for Illness Insurance to become compulsory?
Where did the British meet the Germans after promising to defend Belgium (induced by the Schleiffen Plan)?
What were the BEF so efficient at firing that the Germans thought they were using machine guns?
Lee Enfield Rifle
Where was the second meeting of the Allies and the Germans?
How wide was the front at Marne?
How far back did the Germans retreat?
Where did the Germans retreat to?
How long was the Western Front (trenches)?
What meant that the German trenches were better than the British?
They had concrete and iron supports which made them stronger against artillery bombardments
They had dogs to defend their ground
They had better ground because they had been established earlier in the war
What meant that cavalry attacks were rendered useless?
Why were tanks ineffective?
They were slowed down by the mud
The heat made the drivers suffer mental illness
The tanks were banned for being over powered
What was the name of the trauma caused by the trenches and battle called?
How many bullets could a machine gun fire per second?
What was attrition?
The throwing of rocks at the enemy trenches
The calculated wearing down of the enemy's men and supplies
Which German General ordered the attack at Verdun?
When was the battle at Verdun?
How far did a green shell fire from a stokes mortar?
What made it difficult for the British to use gas attacks?
How many shots could a Lee Enfield Rifle shoot per minute?
How far back were the Germans forced at the Battle of the Somme?
How long did the Battle of the Somme last
How many Allie lives were lost at the Battle of the Somme?
What country was Ludendorff trying to avoid combat with?
What was the nickname for the offensive?
When was Lundendorff's Offensive launched?
Who was the single French commander who was appointed by the Allies?
Commander Marshall Foch
Commander Lincoln Foch
When was DORA introduced by the British government?
What times were pubs only allowed to open?
Midday to 6:30
Midday to 2:30
What was censored to maintain morale?
Select an industry that the government was able to control?
When was the weapon shortage?
When did Germany announce that they would sink all merchant ships to the UK?
How many ships were entering and leaving the ports in 1915?
How many German U-boats were there in 1916?
What year was white bread banned?
When were ration cards introduced?
which of the following meant that Pals Battalions were successful?
They induced regional competition for conscription
They gave all men the chance of conscription
What was the Derby Scheme?
The promise of men to fight if called up (no exemptions)
The promise of men to fight if called up (exemptions of married or single men)
When was the Military Service Act introduced?
What was the Military Service Act
A law that meant all men aged 18-41 could be called up for conscription (no exemption)
A law that meant that all men who did not sign up for conscription would be jailed
What was the slang name given to conscientious objectors?
How many conscientious objectors were there?
What was given to the conscientious objectors and abolitionists by women as a form of castigation?
What was the group formed by 'conshies' called?
League for Opposing War
British Neutrality League
When was the Non-Conscription Fellowship formed?
Where would a woman have worked as a driver during the war?
Which of the following items were rationed?
Sugar, meat, jam, butter and tea
Sugar, meat, jam, butter and bread
Who was appointed Minister of Munitions to organise state-run munitions factories?
What was introduced to help war production?
British Summer Time
What links Hartlepool, Scarborough and Whitby?
They were all places where munitions were manufactured
They were all places that were shelled by the German navy
What fraction of women left their war jobs after the war?
What act in 1918 meant that women could become MPs?
The Equality Act
The Qualification of Women Act
In what year was the first female MP elected?
WIn what year were women given the right o divorce their husbands?
What angered the trade union in 1926?
Coal owners wanted to cut wages by 26% and increase the working hours to 8
Coal owners wanted to cut wages by 13% and increase the working hours to 8
When was Black Friday?
What was Black Friday?
The day when transport and rail unions failed to support the miner's strike
The day when the miners walked in protest with coal on their faces
When was Red Friday?
What was Red Friday?
The day when the coal industry were given a subsidy from the government to avoid the strike
The day when the coal industry went on strike alone
What did the government's Samuelson Commission suggest?
Fire the workers who were on strike
Cut the wages but don't increase the hours
What was the name of the governments newspaper during the strikes?
The British Mail
The British Gazette
Who declared the strike 'an attack on British democracy'?
What act of violence took place on the 10th of May 1926?
The Flying Scotsman train was derailed
Miners exploded several mines
What was the OMS?
(Churchill's) Organisation of the Maintenace Supplies
(Churchill's) Order Against Miners Strikes
Which of the following was a result of the General Strike of 1926?
The Trade Disputes Act
The abolishment of trade unions
When was the General Strike?