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What centuries did they come to Britain in the past? Why did they come to Britain? When did the Irish Potato famine occur? What did this entail for Britain in terms of migration? What did the immigrating Irish do for Britain? From when to when did Jewish people come to Britain to escape pogroms? Where did they come from? Which 3 countries specifically?
Migration Since 1945 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. What were the years of the second world war? What was the problem after the war wr.t. labour? What did the government do about it? In which year were people from the West Indies invited to come and work as well? What decade was there still a shortage for labour in the UK w.r.t specific industries? Name 2 examples of such shortages and the countries involved. W.r.t textiles, for how many years did immigration take place? From? When did immigration begin to fall from those countries in (17)? Why? Was this universal? Which immigrants did NOT have to face such restrictions? In what year did Britain accept a large number of Ugandan Asians ejected from Uganda? When did the program to help people from Vietnam take place? Since 1979, how many SE Asian immigrants have been allowed to settle in the UK? Which 4 countries were responsible for the bulk of immigration in the 1980s? In the early 1990s where were most immigrants from? Why? Since 1994, what 2 reasons drive immigration?
The Changing Role Of Women 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. In what year did women gain the right to divorce their husband? In what year did a woman’s property and money not by default become her husbands on marriage? Who were the suffragettes? When did they begin campaigning for equality? What right were they looking for in particular? Why did these protests diminish in the first world war? When did the first world war end? What rights did women gain then? What were the restrictions?
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When did women gain the equivalent right to vote as for men? Despite these improvements, women still faced discrimination, name 3 such examples: In what 2 decades was there increasing pressure from women for equal rights? What 2 laws did parliament pass to ensure this happened?
Women in Britain Today 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. 44. 45. What percentage of the population is women? What percentage of the workforce is women? Do women leave school with better or worse qualifications than boys? Are there more men or women at university? What percentage of women with school aged children are at work? Who is the main person responsible for childcare and housework in the home? There are still examples of discrimination against women today. Name 3.
Children, family and young people 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. In the UK how many children and young people up to age 19 are there? What percentage of the population is this? What percentage of children live with both parents? What percentage of children live with one parent? What percentage of children are in stepfamilies? Children in the UK do not play outside as much as they used to. Name 2 reasons why.
Education 52. 53. 54. 55. 56. 57. 58. 59. 60. 61. What are the compulsory ages children MUST attend school? At what ages do they take compulsory tests in England and Scotland? How does this differ from wales? What are the tests in aid of? What age do young people take the GCSE (ENGLAND) or SQA (SCOTLAND)? What exams do they take at 17 or 18? What are AS levels? How are they gained? How many AS levels make up an AGCE? How many people go onto higher education in the UK now?
Work 62. How many children are estimated to be at work at any one time? 63. What are the 3 most common jobs for them? 64. What is the minimum age children can take up work?
Smoking 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. Are more young people smoking? Are more girls or boys of school‐age smoking? What is the minimum age to buy tobacco based products? When was this enforced? Where is smoking not allowed?
Alcohol 70. What is the minimum age to buy alcohol in Britain? Illegal Drugs 71. What is the statistics for young people who have used drugs? (1 in X)? 72. And for the population as a whole? (1 in X)? 73. What 2 things does hard drugs have a strong link to? Young People’s Political And Social Attitudes What is the minimum voting age? In the 2001 general election, what percentage of people newly eligible to vote do so? Why is this? According to a survey in England and Wales in 2003, What 5 things to young people think is an issue? 78. What percentage of these people had taken place in a community event in the past year? 79. What percentage of these people had been involved in charity? 74. 75. 76. 77.
Answers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Came to invade, seized land and stayed Safety, jobs and a better life French protestants 16th and 18th To escape religious persecution in france Mid 1840’s Lots of Irish immigration to Britain Became labourers, built canals, roads and bridges 1880 – 1910 What was then the Russian empire, notable Poland, Ukraine and Belarus 1939‐1945 There was not enough labour to rebuild Britain Encouraged people from Ireland and Europe to come and help build Britain 1948 1950’s Textiles: a. India + Pakistan: Companies from the midlands + NE sent people there b. West Indies: Bus drivers 25 years, India, Pakistan, Bangladesh Late 1960’s – early 1970’s Government put restrictions in place limiting immigration from “new” commonwealth countries No, “old” commonwealth countries were exempt (e.g. Australia, New Zealand & Canada) 1972 Late 1970’s > 25,000 America, Australia, South Africa & New Zealand Former soviet union (Russia et al), Looking for a new way of life and safer life Political and economic reasons 1857 1882 Women who were campaigning for equal rights to men Late 19th and early 20th century The right to vote Women were doing more varied work due to the war 1918 The right to vote and stand for parliament, women over 30 1928 – age 21 as was the age for men to vote then Three:
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a. Women were expected to leave their jobs when they married b. It was harder for them to go to university c. Many jobs were closed to them 1960’s – 1970’s The two laws: a. Employers cannot discriminate based on sex b. Women have the right to equal pay as men 51% 45% Better More 75% Women Three: a. Women earn on average 20% less than men for similar jobs b. Women start with a lower base pay c. Do not have the same access to promotion and better‐paid jobs 15 million 25% 65% 25% 10% Two reasons: a. More access to indoor entertainment (TV, games, and internet) b. Concerns about their safety 5 – 16 7, 11 and 14 In Wales, the tests at 7 and 11 years are teacher assessed and not national Pinpoint areas of weakness and strength in the students 16 AGCE,vocational, AS levels, Advanced Higher Grade (Scotland) Advanced subsidiary qualifications Take 3 AS level units 2 1 in 3, gvt wants to make it 1 in 2 2 million Newspaper delivery, supermarket, newsagents 14 Yes
66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79.
Girls 18 1st October 2007 Offices/public buildings 18 1 in 2 1 in 3 Crime and mental illness 18 20% (1 in 5) According to researchers – young people are not involved or bothered about the political process Crime, Health, War/Terrorism, Racism and drugs 86% 50%