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Important historical events

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Elisabeth Højholdt

on 5 November 2013

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Transcript of Important historical events

Important historical events
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Man/woman

Important historical events
Great curiosity
The British East India Company
Man/Woman
Freedom of opportunity and personal intercourse.
Is reflected in Shakespeare's plays.
Active, self-reliant women: Freely speak out, behave as they like, pursue their fortunes.
Patriarchal society: Women should be governed by men
Elizabethan England: Born into a particular social class.
Impossible to advance to a higher one.
Elizabethan women: Were inferior to men.
The Church agreed
1558: "Woman in her greatest perfection was made to serve and obey man."

Christopher Colombus
1492
Merchants from London established markets
Seamen went out to discover, explore and exploit
Astronomy
Science
Geography
North Africa
Turkey
Russia
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Walter Raleigh
Thomas Cavendish
Founded in 1600
Cotton
Silk
Indigo dye
Salt
Opium
Tea
Patriarchal society
The Shakespeare's plays
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