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19th Century Norway

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Mckenzie Bullins

on 6 September 2012

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Farm Culture Fashion 19th Century Norway -Scarce resources, harsh climate, and ancient property laws evolved the Norwegian farm culture
-Grains are grown only in the southern Norway while western Norway has some livestock raising and dairy farming
-One type of "farming" done at this time was whaling -The Norwegian folk costume worn during the 19th century is called "nasjonalen"
-It became popular in 1840 as part of the national romantic movement
-Became a strong symbol for the norwegiansism-movement
- As Norway became independent in 1905, this costume was popular for still some time, but in different parts of Norway people started to make a new design
-Now the original nasjonalen is very rare Art -Portraits were very popular at this time
-Edvard Munch, one of the most famous and well-known artist in history, painted during this time Architecture -Most of the active architects in Norway at this time were military officers that have studied civil engineering.
-Architecture was of interest mainly to a limited group of wealthy merchants and landowners
-The materials used were stone and wood
-Stone houses were a symbol of wealth Whaling -Whaling is The practice or industry of hunting and killing whales for their oil, meat, or whalebone
-Svend Foyn patented the modern whaling harpoon in 1870
-Beginning Jan. 1, 1881 a whaling ban was called upon for 10 years due to an extremely poor fishing season
-Today whaling is not illegal in Norway but the industry is struggling because of a falling demand of the materials they provide Major Events -Norway’s independence from Denmark in 1814
-Marcus Thrane radical unionist movement in Norway in 1848
-First Norwegian national theater established in Bergen by Ole Bull 1850
-Parliamentary system was established in 1884 “19th Century Europe & Norway.” Time Toast. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Sept. 2012. <http://www.timetoast.com/timelines/126794>.
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“Norway Facts.” Norway Facts. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Sept. 2012. <http://www.gwu.edu/~geog/ammap/pdfs/norway-fishsoup.pdf>.
“Old building in Lillestrøm, Norway.” flickr. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2012. <http://www.flickr.com/photos/24070299@N03/5640562983/>.
“The Scream.” Wikipedia. Wikipedia. Web. 27 Aug. 2012. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Scream>.
“Time for a Surge in Whale Conservation.” Fowler Model U.N. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Sept. 2012. <https://sites.google.com/a/maynard.k12.ma.us/fowler-model-u-n/article-of-the-week-time-for-a-surge-in-whale-conservation>. Works Cited Famous Literature -One of the most famous figures in Norwegian literature is Henrik Ibsen
-Some of his work includes: "A Doll's House," "The Wild Duck," "Peer Gynt," and "Hedda Gabler" By: Austin Blankenship, McKenzie Bullins, Morgan Phillips, Chris Cifton, and Meredith Gibson
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