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1

what was the peabody housing estate?

a new housing development - a block of flats that was built in whitechapel after they demolished slums under the Artisans Dwelling Act

2

who was George Peabody?

an american banker who invested money into the Peabody Estate

3

what are 3 positives of the peabody estate?

1. the flats were cleaner and a lot more hygienic
2. they were less crowded - only one family in each room
3. they had running water and toilets

4

3 negatives of the Peabody Housing Estate

1. caused more overcrowding
2. too expensive for poorest people
3. immediate eviction if you don't pay rent

5

how do you answer question 1 (describe two features of...)

you state the feature, and you describe the feature - add extra information