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Vagrants

History of Vagrants The following concept of Vagrants may be usefull here:Able-bodied people who were unemployed (generally without a master). Vagrancy Acts were passed to control the unemployed. Vagrants could face criminal charges, and be pressed into military service or transported to the [...]

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Cinema

Cinema: UK Legal History The inter-war film industry By the end of the First World War, the British film industry was facing a slump due mainly to duties levied on the industry. As a result, American films became predominant. In 1927, the Cinematograph Films Act obliged film distributors and [...]

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James Cook

History of Captain James Cook The following concept of Captain James Cook may be usefull here:Born in Yorkshire in 1728, Cook commanded three voyages of discovery and sailed around the world twice. He claimed the eastern coast of New Holland (Australia) for Great Britain.

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