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what were they key features of the Roman public health?

1. Aqueducts-carried fresh water many miles to towns

2. water pipes- carrying water around towns, they were made from lead or timber.some people developed lead poison

3. reservoirs- held the water supply and distributed it to the piping system

4. public latrines- were often flushed by water from the public baths and them drained into sewers. They often seated 20 people in one room

5.forts- had their own bath house, water supply and latrines. many also had hospitals for the soldiers

6. public fountains- provided water for drinking and washing. Most got water from fountains because they were not rich enough to have pipes to their home

7.Bath houses- were places for washing,exercising,talking and business. Even small towns had a bath house. But in large town like Lincoln 500 people would use the baths a week, and they only got changed once a week

8. sewers carried waste from houses, latrines and baths. They were built of stone and depended on enough water in the system , to flush out, if not it would build up spreading disease.

How far was the continuity in the public health in the medieval times?


1. mediaeval towns towns were much more dirtier than Roman times

2. water for drinking was collected from rivers or storage places

3. pigs and chickens roamed the strrets, rats/mouse and hawks scavenged in streets full of rotting fish bones

4. cattle,sheep,geese constantly arrived to be butchered

the only thing that was the same was the open sewers

what do you do in question 1?

1.give you 2 sources

2. what do the sources show?

3. 3 shows/ suggest changes

4. progress and regress refereed

what do you do in question 2?

1. choose one a describe key features

2. describe key features

3. six facts about the topic

4. be specific as possible

what to do in question 3?

1. how useful is this source

2. three paragraphs

4. useful because.shows..... says which suggest X4

5. Limited usefulness because - content and nature origin purpose

6. overall and why?

what to do in question 4 or 5?

1. why?

2. classify

3. prioritise

4. conclude

5. how important:

- important because....

- of limited importance because of other factors...


what to do in question 6/7? far progress

2. evidence of progress

3. evidence of continuity

4. overall

what is continuity?

the unbroken and consistent existence or operation of something over time.

where should i start the paper from?

the back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

who was the pain person involved in the Victorian public health?

edwin chadwick

when did edwin Chadwick write his book?


what was Edwin Chadwick book called?

"report on the sanctity conditions of the labouring population"

what were the conditions that Edwin Chadwick picked out were the conditions of the public health in the Victorian times?

1. the poor lived in dirty over crowded condidtions

2. caused a large amount of illnesses

3. many people were to sick to workand so people became poorer

4. other people had to pay higher taxes to help the poorer

what were the solutions that edwin chadwick did to make the Victorian health system better?

1. we can cut taxes and save money in the long run

2. improve drainage systems

3. removing refuse from streets/houses

4. providing clean water supply

5. approaching medical officers in each area to check these reforms

why was printing so important?

the invention of the printing press in Germany in the mid 15th century meant that printed copies of works such as those by Vesalius and which plants describes and herbs used in medicine could be produced quickly and cheaper

Why was vesalius book so important?

1.Vsalius’ book improved knowledge of anatomysince the illustrations could be studied by doctors who could notperform dissections themselves;