Flashcards in 1951-1957 (Never had it so good?)- Britain by 1957 Deck (13)
how many commonwealth immigrants were male?
what was the british nationality act?
anyone from commonwealth could legally enter uk (e.g windrush)
where was the largest numbers of commonwealth immigrants coming from, but where also were the numbers rising?
west indies (caribbean)
give 3 pull factors to gb?
-glorified image of gb
give 2 push factors from the caribbean in particular?
-usa limitations on immigration
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
-unwillingness to mix into local communities
give 2 companies that put a 5% limitation quota on immigrant workers?
when was there race riots?
how many nuclear tests were there between 1952 and 1957, and what were the criticisms?
tested in aboriginal australia= contamination etc was very unethical
gov tried to keep it secret
what % of public in early 1950s approved a nuclear weapon?
which labour politician initially opposed nuclear arms, but by 1957 supported it, causing a backlash?
what was the CND?
campaign for nuclear disarament