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Life expectancy in 1900 was 46 years old for men and 48 for women
There were free elementary schools, in urban centres, but even then more than 30% of the population didn't get any schooling at all. Only 2% graduated university.
Deaths in the workplace were common from poisonous chemicals, dust from mining and infected cuts in slaughter houses. Employers were effectively not suable and had little incentive to provide health and safety protections when they could just hire replacement workers.
Would you like to elliminate everything currently paid for by income tax, and have the state provide only what it could raise via other means of taxation and levy?