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The Classes of Victorian England

Upper, Middle, and Lower Classes
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By Krista Fuoss The Classes Of Victorian England Matuschke, Daniel, and Jonathan Strömer. "The Social Aspects."
The Victorian Age. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. <http://www.gymnasium-meschede.de/projekte/projekt12-05/Englisch/social_aspects.htm#Social Classes>. Works Cited Working Class Upper Class "Vicotrian Family Life." Nettlesworth Primary School. N.p., n.d.
Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.nettlesworth.durham.sch.uk/time/victorian/vfam.html>. Large Families- 5-6 children
Father respected
see parents maybe once a day. Daily Life in General Daily Life of Lower Class "Poor Children in Vicotrian Times." Vicotrian Life Style. N.p., n.d.
Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.victorianlifestyle.org/?p=160>. "Victorian Indoor and Outdoor Pastimes." Victorian Life Style. N.p.,
10 Oct. 2010. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.victorianlifestyle.org/?cat=9>. "Social Class." Victorian England: An Introduction. N.p., n.d.
Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://www.english.uwosh.edu/roth/VictorianEngland.htm>. Freeman, Kelsy. "English Victorian Society." Kspot.org. N.p., 13
Dec. 1997. Web. 28 Sept. 2012. <http://kspot.org/holmes/kelsey.htm>. Picard, Liza. "Victorians." British Library. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Sept. 2012.
<http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/victorians/victorianhome.html>. Events Rich
best of everything
Front of buildings/closest to speaker
Life easy
Wore newest fashions
"Work" -investing,planning, inheriting, and getting higher on social scale
Servants did hard work for them Worked in a clean environment
Not as wealthy as upper class
Would usually get OK seats-behind upper class Included middle and upper classes
Lawn Parties: Socializing/games
Lawn Tennis with a racket and a ball
Croquet
Dances:
usually on full moon
outside
candles
Women greet guests
Started at 8:00PM (Picard, <http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/victorians/victorianhome.html>.) Middle Class (Picard, <http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/victorians/victorianhome.html>.) Poor
Lived in old houses
Worked in factories
Some servants for higher classes
Sat at very back/had to stand
Fear was going to work house
Poor conditions
Children died early
Lots of sickness.
Sometimes didn't get to stay together as family Dinner time at the work house
(Picard, <http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/victorians/victorianhome.html>.) VictorianSource.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2012.
<http://www.victoriansource.com/>. (VictorianSource.com, http<http://www.victoriansource.com/>.) Haug, Melissa. "Victorian Garden Party." Victorian
Homes and Gardens. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2012. <http://www.victoriana.com/gardening/gardenparty.php>. (Haug, <http://www.victoriana.com/gardening/gardenparty.php>.) The Victorian Web. N.p., 31 July 2005. Web. 30 Sept. 2012.
<http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/london/56.html>. (Victorian Web, <http://www.victorianweb.org/art/architecture/london/56.html>.) The Rise of the Middle Class:
1851 and 1871.
Boom in economic industry
Needed people in this type of business
People took jobs
Gained social standing by earning it
Very hard to rise on social scale (VictorianSource.com, http<http://www.victoriansource.com/>.) Poor Children
worked
cleaning at factories
Started at age 10 Rich Children
Brought up by nanny
Older:
Boys go to School
Girls stay at home- expected to marry early Cook/Butler: important in higher classes
Servants/Maids ordered by Cook/Butler
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