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Victorian Period

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Brence Stephens

on 19 August 2013

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Victorian Period 1837-1901
The Victorian Period started at reign of Queen Victoria which was on the 20th of June, 1837.
It was preceeded by the Georgian Era and succeeded by the Edwardian era.
The Victorian Period ended when Queen Victoria died. This was on the 22nd of January, 1901.
The Victorian period endured a great deal of prosperity and peace which brought great changes in the common British life
Women during the Victorian period were viewed as the care-takers of the household.
During the period women lost most of their property once married.
They were prohibited to pursue further studies on certain subjects.
Women who were in the working class sector were mostly industrial workers while the middle class were had jobs ranging from servants to nurses.

Child labor
The Victorian Period is notoriusly known for having the employments of young children hired as coal miners, cotton millers, as well as chimney sweepers.
Many novels were written about child labor, for example Oliver Twist.
In 1833, a law was passed which restricted the age limit and working hours of children.
Victorian Period
With the Industrial revolution, This brought changes in the daily life in Britain
With an increase in jobs and the awareness of Hygiene, a population increase was inevitable
As the population grew, so did the advancement in many sectors of the country. Such as in technology, and sport.
Fun Facts
The EFA (English football Association) was made with the teams; Aston Villa, Sunderland, and Blackburn being the most succesful
Prostitution became major problem during the period since there was a surplass of women than men.
The common bathroom during that time was made by Thomas J. Crapper.

By: Ashiqur Rahman, and Brence Stephens.
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