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  • The Effect of the Biltz on the British People

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    Biltz on the British People During the latter part of 1940, Hitler began the Blitz, trying to crush the nation’s people. This of course affected their everyday lives in many different ways: restraints, laws, contributions, regulation and destruction. Evacuation was the most organised reaction of the war. The country was divided up into three areas: neutral, evacuation and reception. Children and other vulnerable people were moved from places likely to be bombed. These people moved from

  • Impact on the People of Nigeria by Muslims, French and British

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    ethnic groups, making it difficult to actually trace back who came from where. Aside from this amalgamation, there has been a huge impact on the peoples of Nigeria by outside forces. In particular, three major groups that had a major impact were Muslim merchants from across the Sahara, British slave traders and eventual colonizers, and the French and British Christian missionaries. The combination of these three groups has had both an economic and cultural impact on Nigeria that is still present today

  • The Consequences of the First World War for British People

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    The Consequences of the First World War for British People Britain changed significantly between 1900 and 1918, there are many potential reasons for this however World War One is seen as the biggest. The whole world order changed as the old empires of Russia, Austria - Hungary and the Ottoman Empire collapsed, Germany was recreated as the Weimar Republic and France and Britain were significantly weakened. The USA became the most powerful country in fields such as the industrial economy and trade

  • Exploring the Response of the British People to the Effect of the Blitz

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    Exploring the Response of the British People to the Effect of the Blitz Source Based Source A is useful in learning that the people of Britain were very determined and just lived their lives with minor differences. Although it made life harder, British morale was on average, very high. However, this being said, the passage itself is slanted towards the British. It was written to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Blitz, so it is looking back on the Blitz happily, and regarding everyone

  • The Ways the British Government Tried to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the British People

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    The Ways the British Government Tried to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the British People The government wanted to hide the effects of the blitz for many reasons. By doing this they were protecting the public as well as continuing the battle against the Germans. As the effects were hidden normal life could continue and therefore so could the war effort and morale of the public. Many methods were used in doing this. The government used radio, newspapers, press, posters, film reels

  • The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the Life and Health of the British People

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    The Impact of the Industrial Revolution on the Life and Health of the British People Trade and industry changed dramatically during the Victorian period. The invention of new machines and the growth of factories affected the working lives of many people. The invention of steam power meant that many jobs could now be done by machines and steam powered machines meant that more goods could be made and much faster than before, when they were made by hand. When manufacturers realised this,

  • The Effect of World War I on British People at Home

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    The Effect of World War I on British People at Home Throughout the First World War people’s lives back home in Britain were greatly affected. Britain’s Army relied upon an entirely voluntary service and with many joining up the loss of male members to the community greatly affected everyone’s lives. With the men gone, many jobs were left open and for the first time women were allowed some independence as they took over the jobs and became the breadwinners of the household. The initial

  • The Government's Concern About the Morale of the British People in the Autumn of 1940

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    The Government's Concern About the Morale of the British People in the Autumn of 1940 In this question I am asked to examine why the government was concerned about the morale of the British people in the autumn of 1940 by using sources E, F and G and my own knowledge. The situation in 1940 was looking bad for Britain because France had pulled out of the war and now Britain were fighting Germany on their own. German forces had now invaded Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg and France. Hitler's

  • The Welfare Provided For British People at the Beginning of World War Two

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    The Welfare Provided For British People at the Beginning of World War Two 1. The welfare at the beginning of world war two covers many areas such as health insurance, unemployment insurance, pensions and childcare. The first subject I'm going to discuss is health insurance. Health care or health insurance started early on in the century. In 1907 a school medical service was provided which tested children's health and recommended treatment when needed. In 1912 this was improved and children

  • The Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People

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    The Ways the British Government Attempted to Hide the Effects of the Blitz from the People For the British civilians bearing the home front of the Blitz was both a frightening and surreal experience. In Britain, most people expect to be told the truth, and newspapers and radios are allowed to speak the facts. However once the country was at war it all changed, and the British people had to accept that the Government who took control of the media was for the good of the country. Specific

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