Changing labour laws

In this lesson you will learn about the ways in which governments tried to improve working conditions during the nineteenth century.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of these is not a job that young children did in 1800?

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Q2.What percentage of people in England lived in towns and cities in 1700?

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Q3.What percentage of people in England lived in towns and cities in 1870?

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Q4.What was the Industrial Revolution?

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Q5.What did William Blake think about the Industrial Revolution?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which of these is not a job that young children did in 1800?

1/5

Q2.What percentage of people in England lived in towns and cities in 1700?

2/5

Q3.What percentage of people in England lived in towns and cities in 1870?

3/5

Q4.What was the Industrial Revolution?

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Q5.What did William Blake think about the Industrial Revolution?

5/5

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Changing labour laws Quiz

How much can you remember about how government Acts related to working conditions in the nineteenth century?

Question 1

Question 2

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Question 5

Q1.What was the Industrial Revolution?

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Q2.What 'class' were most people in nineteenth-century Britain?

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Q3.Which Act banned children younger than nine from working in factories.

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Q4.Why was the Factory Act (1833) unpopular with many poor families?

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Q5.Alongside Acts passed by the government, what else do historians look at to understand how working conditions changed during the nineteenth century?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Changing labour laws Quiz

How much can you remember about how government Acts related to working conditions in the nineteenth century?

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.What was the Industrial Revolution?

1/5

Q2.What 'class' were most people in nineteenth-century Britain?

2/5

Q3.Which Act banned children younger than nine from working in factories.

3/5

Q4.Why was the Factory Act (1833) unpopular with many poor families?

4/5

Q5.Alongside Acts passed by the government, what else do historians look at to understand how working conditions changed during the nineteenth century?

5/5

Lesson summary: Changing labour laws

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