Apr
06
2009
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What was life like in Victorian England?

Blackpool Tower and Pier, Victorian leisure facilities still in use (photo by apdk - CC-BY)The Victorian era lasted from the coronation of Victoria in 1838 until her death in 1901. It coincided with a period of massive industrial development in the United Kingdom and a rapidly changing life for its inhabitants. Great political developments occurred during Victoria’s reign. The elected House of Commons increased its power at the expense [more...]

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