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J.B Priestley

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Danny & Charlie

on 20 April 2010

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J.B Priestly
Who was he? John Boynton Priestley was born on the
13th of September 1894 and died 14 August 1984.In his life he wrote a total of 27 novels, including An Inspector Calls' He was born at 34 Manningham Road,
Heaton, Bradford. His father was a headteacher.
His mother died when he was still an infant
and his father remarried four years later. He was educated at Belle Vue Grammar School,
but he left when he was 16 to work as a junior
clerk at Helm & Co which was a wool firm. During
his nights at work he started to write at night
having his articles published in the local newspaper. Priestley served during the First World War in the 10th Battalion, the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. He was wounded in 1916 by mortar fire. After his military service Priestley received a university education at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. By the age of 30 he had a reputation as a humorous writer and critic. Properties of Socialism

All members of the economy share benefits, regardless of their economic value to the system.
A healthy socialistic system results in non-economic productivity.
In environments with plentiful resources, socialism provides all members with their survival needs, through the redistribution of wealth.
Members that cannot participate economically - due to disabilities, age, or periods of poor health - can still impart wisdom, support and continuity of experience to the system.
Leaders not producing, should have absolute say over those who are producing. What is socialism? Capitalism is an economic and social system in which capital, the non-labor factors of production (also known as the means of production), is privately controlled; labor, goods and capital are traded in markets; and profits distributed to owners or invested in technologies and industries. What is Capitalism What did he believe in? John was an extreamely strong
supporter of socialism BY DANNY AND CHARLIE | | ) And Georgia and TALULAA : D ryan......
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