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Flashcards in New Lanark Deck (6)
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1

What was introduced to make workers work harder?

Silent monitor

2

What were the 2 conditions with working hours?

1.5 hour lunch breaks + working day reduced from 12 to 10 hours

3

How old did you have to be to work?

10+

4

What did Co-op's do in 1800 to support NL?

Began selling products for slightly higher prices to create a small profit margin, for £ to be reinvested in to education.

5

Who visited in 1816?

Tsar of Russia

6

What special figures (£) were recorded in 1834?

Annual profits of £300,000 and first to write cheque of £1 million to charity