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1

Why and when were they created?

1844, hunger politics due to economic decline

2

What were their 4 main approaches?

- money provided internally with fixed interest
- market values charged
- inclusion of women
- % of profit for education

3

How was a professional business structure maintained?

Managers elected from members, market price charged for customers and emphasis on maintaining reputation.

4

What book did Hollyoake release and when?

'Self-help of the people' in 1856

5

What did the book lead to?

332 co-ops created

6

How many co-ops were created after the RP's?

251

7

What were the RP's asked to do in 1856?

Supply wholesale services across the whole region.

8

What had their expansion lead to?

Trading in South America and Australia in 1858