[2014] wajeeha ikram: vile victorians

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
History
Grade:
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[2014] wajeeha ikram: vile victorians

Here are a few quotes from the children in the workhouse!

Vile victorians!!!

Are you iching to find out some fantastic facts about these vile victorians. Then look no further and read on!

Hi, im Edward and i'm 13, ive been working in the workhouse since i was 4. Its a hard job, i had to collect cotten balls from under this dangerous machine. I was very lucky i survived but ive lost my family forever now. I don't know what even happend to them. In the workhouse i got a tiny portion of breakfast and dinner after an exhaused day, and if i would not have woken up in a morning my master would through freezing ice water on me. signed: Edward Jhonson!

Did you know that Queen Victoria was crowned when she was 18!

Quiz time!What is one of Queen Victoria's hobbies?A: Swimming B: SingingC: ReadingThe answer is B. Queen Victoria had a lot of hobbies but one of them was singing. She loved to sing!

You can easily tell the diffrence between a modern house and a Victorian house. Look at this!

Victorian houses have bay windows and chimneys to let out the smoke, they have pretty designs but not like the modern houses.

Some children pushed trucks of coal along mine tunnels. They were called 'putters' Some children started work at 2 in the morning and stayed below ground for 18 hours. Children working on the surface, sorting coal, at least saw daylight and breathed fresh air.

There could be as many as 70 or 80 pupils in one class, especially in cities. The teachers were very strict. Children were often taught by reading and copying things down, or chanting things till they were perfect.

Did you you know that Girls and boys learned together in primary schools, but were separated in secondary schools.

At the beginning of Queen Victoria’s reign, most people travelled by road on horseback. There were no cars or areoplane!


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