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Boys own paper began in
Girls own paper began in

1879
1880

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How many copies did girls own and boys own sell weekly

200,000

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By 1914 how many copies were the boys own and the girls own selling

600,000+

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But when did the children aimed proparganada and memorabilia take off

1890s

5

When did red maps come around

1900s

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What made boys own and girls own so widely read

The education act of 1870

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Stats on literacy rates of 1870 and 1900

England and Wales: 80% to 97%

Scotland: 90% to 98%

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When was Empire day held

Queen Victoria's birthday

9

When did Empire day begin

1904

10

Rhyme of Empire day

Remember remember, Empire day, the 24th may

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Who wld celebrarte it

All school kids

Also sang god save the queen and Jerusalem

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Daily mail founded in

1896

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How many copies did the daily mail sell a day in 1898

1898

400,000 copies

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How many copies did daily mail sell a day in 1900

Almost 1.5 million

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Who founded daily m

Alfred Harmsworth

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What did Alfred Harmsworth believe

He was prop imperial and a big supporter of Cecil Rhodes

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What did Alfred Harmsworth call empire

The greatest organisation the world ever saw

18

Who did the public pay to have a statue of in Trafalgar Square

Major-General Henry Havelock who recaptured Cawnpore following Indian mutiny, the press heroised him and transformed him into a national hero

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The wide readership meant that when it questioned ??? It would have had an impact on the people's imperialist views

Daily mail published articles questioning the patriotism of British citizens who were against the boer war

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How did the daily telegraph report what happened during Arabi Pashas Egyptian nationalist revolt

Wrote that rebels had killed "all the christians they could find"

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WHAT did the evening news report

Europeans had beef killed and "further massacres were imminent"

22

WHAT rudyard Kipling write that spurred on imperialists

White man's burden

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When was white mans burden written

1899

24

WHAT was "Kim" about

A young European boy in India, paints a picture of an India where its people are in total support of British rule

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WHAT was there an adventure novel set on abt real life events

Set during British military expedition under Lord Kitchener and detailed destruction of the Mahdist rebellion
Story of "true English gentleman"

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White man burden quote on ppl


Your new-caught, sullen peoples,

Half devil and half child

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WHAT did queen Victoria write in her diary abt the jubilee abt the people

"No-one ever, I believe, has met with such an ovation as was given to me"

"Their enthusiasm truly marvellous and deeply touching"

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How did QUEEN Victoria describe enthusiasm of her jubilee as her

THEIR enthusiasm truly marvellous and deeply touching

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WHAT did pulling say abt enthusiasm towards empire

Polling claimed that there is s telling distinction to be made between the small number of times the working class danced in the streets in support of empire - such as on Disraeli's return from Berlin, compared with the request participation of the middle and upper class I. Support of public patriotic celebrations

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WHAT cld ve the real reason for the publics enthusiasm for the diamond jubilee

Tea magnate sir Thomas Lipton sponsoring the London event providing free ale and pipe tobacco

& street feasts for 400,000 of London's poorest residents and 100,000 of manchester's

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BUT why cld queen vics diary entry be quite telling and accurate

She wrote this about her procession thru the steers for 6 MILES
No one had to come to that

32

How did missionaries affect atttitudes to empire

Missionaries reported back on their evangelical work and their dispatches were used for missionary pamphlets, newspapers and Sunday school stories which were avidly read and consumed
Livingstone gained celebrity status

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How did missionaries affect atttitudes to empire

Missionaries reported back on their evangelical work and their dispatches were used for missionary pamphlets, newspapers and Sunday school stories which were avidly read and consumed
Livingstone gained celebrity status

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How did missionaries affect atttitudes to empire

Missionaries reported back on their evangelical work and their dispatches were used for missionary pamphlets, newspapers and Sunday school stories which were avidly read and consumed
Livingstone gained celebrity status

35

the universities mission to central Africa founded as a direct response to

David Livingstone

36

Scientific racism

Darwin's Origin of the species 1859 inspired quasi-scientific beliefs of white superiority over aboriginals

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WHAT happened the 1867 and 1884

Reforms act of 1867 and 1884 that extended the vote made public more politically aware

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WHY extension of the vote in reform acts of 1867 and 1884 change politics

Ppl more politically aware and Disraeli chose to position the Tories as the party of the empire, this strategy shows that their must have been a wide reception for imperially orientatwf politics and beliefs

39

WHAT happened in 1862

THE international exhibition held in South Kensington

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WHAT did the international exhibition have

Industry technology and art
7000 exhibits from India alone

41

WHAT did students get on Empire day

Half a day off to to celebrate the institution

42

WHAT was the aim of "Boys of the Empire"

"To promote and strengthen a worthy imperial spirit in British-born boys."

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Boys organisation that promoted empire

Boy Scouts, Boys Brigade and Lads Drill Association

44

How many Boy Scouts were there in1910

100,000

45

THE boys empire league had how many members

10,000

46

1877 exhibitions of who from Sudan

1877 Nubian villagers of Sudan put on display

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Proof that Disraeli framed te Conservative party from a strategic viewpoint based on public

I'm 1852 Disraeli described the colonies as "wretched" and said "they are a millstone around our necks"

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General opinion of the colonial office

Regarded as lowly until the end of the 19th century and wasn't founded till 1854

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THE liberals era

1906 TO 1914

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Liberal beliefs

Despite being more critical of empire they were reluctant to bring an end to empire aimed at education and improvement and self rule

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John Hobson

Economist who was a strong critic and wrote Imperislidm in 1902

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WHAT did John Hobson conclude

THAT imperial expansion was a 'capitalist plot'

53

Emily Hobhouse

Welfare campaigner who created a series of reports detailing horrendous condition me of concentration camps in South Africa during Boer War

54

WHAT did hobhouses reports cause

MUCH criticism from liberal MPs and figures within church

More importantly it tarnished the reputation and allure of the 'civilising mission' that made imperialism so popular

55

Leo Amery

Gained a high profile reporting on the Boer War as a correspondent for The Times nd propagated imperialist values

56

Proof of support for empire and war in 1914

Britain was the only major protagonist not to require conscription
Didn't need to till 2 years in

57

Uganda punch

1894 punch depicted Uganda as a baby abandoned on the door step of John Bull who says "what, another! Well I suppose I must take it in!"

58

Conservatives hadn't won since ? But did in?

1841
1874

59

Disraeli made tories

Party of empire

60

1884 reforms allowed for how many new voters

5.5 million males

61

How much did Disraeli spend on shares in 1875 in sues

£4 million worth of share

Also made Victoria empress

62

Poet who wrote opposition to white man vurden

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

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What did Wilfrid Scawen Blunt

"The white man's burden, lord, is the burden of his cash"

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National efficiency result of fear of being eclipsed by

Germany