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How was the introduction of the poor law concerned with: Social Control, Cost and Middle Class Assumptions?

How was the introduction of the poor law concerned with: Social Control (stopping a revolution), Cost and Middle Class Assumptions?

To what extent was the poor law introduced to affect these things rather than to eliminate poverty?

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How was the introduction of the poor law concerned with: Social Control (stopping a revolution), Cost and Middle Class Assumptions?

Social Control (stopping a revolution): England was not immune to social uprisings coming out of economic conditions. See the detail about the peasant revolts
in the 1300s (both in relation to taxes and labor). With the Poor Law of 1601, Parliament and the ...

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