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Before this Act, many women were left in poverty after a divorce. Both these Acts helped to ensure quality between men and women in a marriage. Source H, a 2006 history textbook, also shows how women in the 1970s were able to expand into the workforce. This was partly due to the Acts introduced to let women have more control over having children, as shown in the source: ?to have children when and if she wanted?. Family planning had been available since the 1920s, but in reality women had little control over the amount of children they had.
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This hindered progress in medicine and therefore the Black Death spread quickly throughout the fourteenth century. Also, people in the fourteenth century depended on religion for cures as they believed God caused disease. This also hindered medicine because people stopped looking for natural cures or causes, therefore instead of giving the people who had the Black Death treatments they would pray for them. They also had a national praying day, where everyone prayed and fasted in hope that God would forgive their sins and so the people would be cured, however this had no effect and stopped the people from looking for new cures.
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Also, wealth impacted Egyptian medicine as doctors had the money to develop their ideas. 1. Explain why the Greeks used both supernatural and natural approaches to medicine. [7 marks] During the Greek period both natural and supernatural approaches to medicine were used because Greeks thought both were essential. Asclepius was the Greek god of medicine and healing and therefore the Asclepion was a temple dedicated to Asclepius where Greeks would go to be treated. The process involved both natural and supernatural elements as dieting was regulated, exercise was encouraged and area of rest and bathing were available, also a doctor would place a natural remedy over the wound or disease and a snake would come to the people afterwards.
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This impacted surgery because Galen’s ideas were not all correct, therefore with more people questioning his ideas, there was more progress and understanding of basic surgery. Also, it was Paré who discovered ligatures and false limbs, which are all important to surgery. Although there were problems with ligatures, they were less painful and flase limbs were used to help many people. Paré was also able to discover a new method instead of using boiling oil - he used egg yolk, honey, oil of roses and turpentine.
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Explain why Lister?s work was important in the development of surgery Lister was important in the development of surgery during the 1800s because he began to use carbolic acid as a way of curing infection from patients. Often operations left patients with open wounds that attracted germs and caused infection. It was Lister?s discovery of carbolic acid that prevented many deaths, making him an important figure in the development of surgery. Lister was also important because of his use of carbolic spray, so before operations the room and environment were freed of germs and surgeons also washed their hands
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This extra support proved to be futile in the County Clare Election, as O?Connell won an easy victory and the Emancipation Bill was, as a result, passed through the House of Commons in 1829. Therefore, the Catholic Association, founded by O?Connell played a huge part in the passing of Catholic Emancipation.
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She was often shown as a Hippopotamus as the people who lived near the Nile were often terrorised by over protective mother Hippos who are very aggressive to protect their young. Tawaret was very popular in the first dynasty of Egypt. As she was overall the goddess who protected women during pregnancy and childbirth. It was probably often believed at this time that in order to survive childbirth it was necessary to pay to Tawaret. Tawaret was also believed to be the wife of the first God of evil Apep.
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