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1

how many commonwealth immigrants were male?

75%

2

what was the british nationality act?

anyone from commonwealth could legally enter uk (e.g windrush)

3

where was the largest numbers of commonwealth immigrants coming from, but where also were the numbers rising?

west indies (caribbean)
india, pakistan

4

give 3 pull factors to gb?

-jobs
-'mother country'
-glorified image of gb

5

give 2 push factors from the caribbean in particular?

-economic weaknesses
-usa limitations on immigration

6

give 4 reasons why there was some hostility towards immigrants?

-use of nhs/dole without contributing
-happy to work long hours for less money= bad for white workers
-crime
-unwillingness to mix into local communities

7

give 2 companies that put a 5% limitation quota on immigrant workers?

ford
vickers

8

when was there race riots?

1958

9

how many nuclear tests were there between 1952 and 1957, and what were the criticisms?

12
tested in aboriginal australia= contamination etc was very unethical
gov tried to keep it secret

10

what % of public in early 1950s approved a nuclear weapon?

60%

11

which labour politician initially opposed nuclear arms, but by 1957 supported it, causing a backlash?

A. Bevan

12

what was the CND?

campaign for nuclear disarament

13

who typically supported the CND?

left wingers