VICTORIAN ENGLAND (9 grade LA 2009)
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UNDER POLITICS UNDER SOCIETY>British Society Culture UNDER RAILWAYS UNDER CRIME UNDER EDUCATION
Queen Victoria Bronte family G. Eliot Sports Industrial Revolution Murder Prisons Education Acts
Suez Canal Great Exhibition Leisure Transportation Jack the Ripper Dame Schools
Women (votes for) Women Divorce Thomas Cook Courts Justice Ragged Schools
Nightingale (Crimean War) Dickens Cricket Children & Crime__ Women ______________________
UNDER INDUSTRIAL REV. UNDER COTTON INDUSTRY UNDER LIVING STANDARDS UNDER OXFORD MOVEMENT
Child Labor Riots Ship Canal Health Riots Women (work) Religion J.H. Newman
Women Child Labor Cholera Population____________________________
UNDER POPULAR CULTURE UNDER SOCIAL INVESTIGATORS UNDER ROLE OF WOMEN
Smoking Sports(Football, Cricket) Wm Booth (Salvation Army) G. Eliot Wollstonecraft
Fashion(Dress) Leisure Charles Peace UNDER URBAN/POPULATION Nightingale Divorce
Great Exhibition Crystal Palace Pop. Music Census Christmas Education Brontes
Christmas Gilbert/Sullivan Cholera Sanitary Conditions Married Women’s Property
Music hall Men’s Fashion Juvenile Crime Religion UNDER PUBLIC HEALTH
Religion Cholera Sanitary Conditions Public Health
STUDENT RESOURCE CENTER Enter the person’s name in the search bar--John Snow, James Paget (Acad. Jrnls),
Bessemer, Faraday, Darwin, Emily Bronte, Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot, Lewis Carroll, Florence Nightingale,
CHRISTMAS -- http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/England-History/VictorianChristmas.htm
History, gifts, Santa Claus, food, trees, cards, decorating, music, Boxing Day, parties and more on these sites.
Sections include SOCIAL HISTORY (child labor, crime, women, leisure, etiquette, Education, Health, Police, Crystal Palace,
London), AUTHORS (Brontes, L. Carroll, Dickens, Eliot), SCIENCE (Faraday, Darwin), TECHNOLOGY (transportation, Ind. Rev.),
VISUAL ARTS (architecture, Great Exhibition, Fashion, Photography), THEATER/POPULAR ENTERTAINMENT; RELIGION
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/industry.html (DO NOT USE THE ASK SEARCH!!)
Find links to topics- Women (marriage, property acts, etc.); Railways; Education; Architecture; Religion (Salvation Army); Theatre;
Health/Sanitary Conditions; Child Labor (first-hand accounts, statistics, etc.); London in the 19 Century contains info on
(law and order, Newgate and other prisons, buildings, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Riots, etc.);
Scientists/Inventors -- (Bessemer, Faraday); Poets/Novelists; Entrepreneurs/Business Leaders –select Cadbury, Harrod,
Thomas Cook for new businesses started; (also look under names of other people here for new business started).
On the left side you will have a list of topics such as Architecture, Clothing/Fashion, Crime, Disease, Education,
Entertainment, Health, Photography, Police, Population, Prisons, Transportation, Women, and others. Click on the subject
to expand the topics. You can find information on Marshalsea Prison, Omnibuses, Hospitals, RELIGION and other sub-topics
under the subject areas.
http://www.casebook.org/ SEE ALSO: http://etext.virginia.edu/journals/EH/EH35/haggard1.html
Jack the Ripper – (left side) find information on the victims, suspects, letters, official documents and much more.
Scroll down to find links to articles on Industry, Inventions, Crime, Women, Sports, Seaside, Medicine, Florence Nightingale,
Architecture (under Links), Hospitals. Look at the boxes on the right (after you select a link) for other links.
Click on Learning then follow instructions to see a slide show with information on Education.
Select from alphabetical order –Dickens, Faraday, Nightingale, Sir J. Paxton, Robert Peel, Jack the Ripper, John Snow,
Charlie (Charles) Peace
Click on ―details‖ for information on Samuel Dougal, Franz Muller and Charles Peace (listed alphabetically)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/mystery/programs/life/full.html -- WILLIAM PALMER facts
http://mural.uv.es/cehevi/victorianlondon.html -- Police; Courts, also section on Fashion and Religion
http://www.who2.com/arthurorton.html -- ARTHUR ORTON facts. Use link on this page: The Tichborne Trial
http://www.eastlondonhistory.com/ (look right and select London Criminals; use Edit (find on this page) to find
Samuel Dougal. At the bottom of the article on Dougal select Older Entries, use Edit, Find on this page for MULLER and ORTON.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A987861 -- NEWGATE PRISON
http://www.historic-uk.com/HistoryUK/England-History/VictorianPoisoners.htm -- ADELAIDE BARTLETT facts
Contains links to Fashion, Recreation, Great Exhibition, Women’s Roles and Seaside. Scroll to find links.
http://www.crystalpalacefoundation.org.uk/History/ -- Crystal Palace history.
http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow.html -- John Snow
www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/Clothing-Victorians.htm -- FASHION
www.historic-uk.com/CultureUK/index.htm -- scroll down to find articles on Fish & Chips (NEW BUSINESS) and
afternoon tea (NEW BUSINESS).
INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION links – look under Index (yellow, left) and select Children, Workers, Lifestyle (links to slums,
health, leisure/Sports, workhouses), Transport (links to rivers, canals, railway, steamships, ship canal).
http://www.victorians.org.uk/ (look left and click on THEMES GALLERY then) >
Links to Agriculture, Childhood, Clothing (FASHION), Education/Science, Factory Life, Leisure, Health, transportation.
Links to population, Railways/transportation, Great Exhibition, Housing/Health, Work, Education, Law/Order, Fashion,
Architecture, and women.
Includes history of Town Criers. See also: http://www.londonstowncrier.co.uk/magazine.htm
INDUSTRIAL NATION – Child Labor (click on icon on right side); HAPPY NATION – Thomas Cook, Railways,
Leisure (sports) (see also Find Out More at the top for RAILWAYS); HEALTHY NATION – Disease (Cholera);
LAWLESS NATION – Crime/law & order, (see Find Out More 1 at the top for Metropolitan Police and Find Out More 2
at the top for Prisons); DIVIDED NATION – Men and Women – work, wages, Ragged Schools and votes for women.
Links to WOMEN, INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, EDUCATION.
Link to Primary History:Victorian England for links to Child Labor, Education, Leisure (entertainment), toys/games for
CRYSTAL PALACE/GREAT EXHIBITION:
Crystal Palace -- http://www.iath.virginia.edu/london/model/ (click on DESIGN for best info)
Great Exhibition/Crystal Palace -- http://www.mcgill.ca/mchg/pastproject/cristal/
FIND BOOKS: Type in Victorian England + your topic or sub-topic for books. CHECK OUT OVERNIGHT ONLY!!
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