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Flashcards in Industrialisation and Protest: Living and Working in Industrial Britain Deck (7):
1

How many in Manchester lived in terrible conditions iin 1848?

350,000

2

How much of Birmingham's population lived in back to back housing?

2/3

3

In 1831, Sunderland had an outbreak of cholera that killed how many?

32,000

4

What percentage of the workforce were children by 1821?

49%

5

Before which acts were there few protections for workers?

1833 Factory Act and 1844 Specific Machinery Reforms

6

By 1843 what percentage of the mining workforce were children?

33%

7

What did the Mining Act of 1842 do?

Make it that women and children under 10 couldn't work in mines