How does Frederic Osborn describe war?
Who does he think is responsible?
Why does he feel that war is pointless?
What does he think the conflict is really about?
Do you think there is a connection between Osborn’s involvement with the Garden City movement and his views on war?
Where does Osborn think the hope for permanent peace lies?
What is his opinion of conscription?
What are your views on war and how it can be prevented?
What reasons are given that Osborn should not go to war?
How is Osborn’s work described?
What was Osborn’s role at the [Howard Cottage] Society and why has his role expanded?
How many families would be affected by the Society’s work?
Do you think this is a convincing case?
Why do you think Osborn’s exemption was only temporary?
Would you grant Osborn an exemption?
In his letter to the editor of The Express newspaper, what does Osborn say about Hertfordshire’s Tribunals in comparison with other counties nearby?
How is Osborn’s bravery different to that of the soldiers on the Front?
Why does he believe that the Hertfordshire Tribunals are biased?
Finally, have a look at the cartoon. What message does the the artist wish to convey about the general experience of facing a Tribunal?