History Project- What was going on in Britain during ww1?
Portraying the Women’s Land Army has always been a favourite of Edna. Her horsemanship skills have proved vital when working heavy horses to gather in the wartime harvest. Her Women’s Land Army impression is the back bone to Harry & Edna’s very popular Victory in the Garden scenario / re-enactment. http://www.homefrontfriends.org.uk/HFF-p… A new era of mass politics At the dawn of the 20th century, Britain entered a new era of mass politics, begun in the 1880s by the extension of the vote to a majority of men – although women could not vote until 1918, and then only if they were aged 30 and above – and continued by educational reforms including the requirement for all children to attend school. The first British daily newspaper to achieve mass circulation was the Daily Mail, which appeared in 1896; deliberately priced at ha’penny, or half the price of most newspapers, this was owned by the Irish-b