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By: Caleb Croft, Heather Wallace, Gabe Abernathy, Bradley Pruett, and Brandon Whitlock
Homeless class is made up mainly of beggars. Abandoned children make up the homeless class. Sometimes, mothers even sold their babies so they could try to get a better life for their children.
The poor class is a little higher than the homeless. Unlike the homeless, the poor actually have a home. They sometimes get away with not paying for their house.
The middle class virtues were sobriety, thrift, piety, and hard work. They liked bringing money into town, but they dont show their money off like the rich do. The middle class isnt richer than the wealthy class.
The rich class people get richer every day because of their plantations and factories they own. They own tall, gracious homes with a movie theater, club, plush hotels, and modern shops. The rich live indulgent and leisurely lives inside their elaborately furnished mansion.
The better off a young man was the more likely he would be likely to marry. Perhaps he would not feel quite the same urge to get out of a squalid, overcrowded home as he would if he was really poor. The respectable working classes regarded marriage much more seriously than the poor.
The man of the house was quite often Mr. just as he called her Mrs. The daughter called her parents by mama and papa. The boys would called their parents Father and Mother.
In some coal mines children 5 years old worked in the coal mines. The under ground passages were some times too small for an adult to squeeze through so children were harnessed to coal tubes. Some children worked the pumps, standing ankle deep in cold water for 12 hours.
In the 19 th century, upper class and middle class women rarely had careers and most professions refused entry to women. Women could not become doctors with out a higher education then male doctors. After a long struggle women could finally become doctors with the same education as men.
Women were considered second class citizens and couldnt be a lawyer. Women could only be servants to men. They also couldnt be a doctor.
Before sewing machines were invented cotton clothes were sewn by hand usually in womens homes. Cotton clothes soon became popular for among working families. In the countryside working people continued to make many of their own everyday clothes.
In 1901, population grew at fantastic speeds, especially in London, South Wales, the Midlands, and the North. To fast for proper planning. They had no room for rubbish collection or sewage disposal, so water supplies were polluted. This led to killer diseases such as Typhoid and Cholera. During the early 19 th century only hands, neck, and arms were frequently washed.
Crude treatments like blood-letting, to remove toxins, were still widely practiced. The dentists used tradle operated drills, and used chloroform as an antiseptic after 1847. It made it possible to perform operations less painfully, and more easily. In 1867 Joseph Lister developed an antiseptic to kill bacteria, which over doubled the chance of a patients survival ( Antique dentist drill. )
There were several schools for poorer children. The youngest may go to a Dame School, run by a local woman. The oldest children went to a day school. For many working class children, who worked all week, Sunday, or charity schools, organized by the church, were the only form of education they received.
Private education was what most girls preferred. The great development of girls boarding schools came in the 50s, but the upper class did not take to them very well. Some boys of good family, without there own money or expectations, desired middle class pursuits like: law, trading, and becoming doctors.
Evangelicalism had its origins in Oxford. (A group of like minded men felt that the angelic church had become lax in its duties towards the poor, so they formed
Vehicles resembling the bicycle were found in ancient Egypt and the ruins of Pompeii A Frenchman in 1690 was also credited as having a two-wheeled vehicle propelled by the feet of its rider. An English church built in the 17 th century shows a two wheeled vehicle in one of its stained glass window.
Croquet was believed to be first played in the 13 th century. French peasants would use wide mallets to whack wooden balls through hoops made of willow branches. It was considered a suitable sport for women.
Darts were started by soldiers hurling arrows at upturned cowers of wine barrels. Darts cannot be established as having originated in England; however there are indications that it dates back to the middle ages. They would see how close they came to hitting the cork off of the wine bottle.
Chess has six different pieces. Chess is the oldest skilled game ever It has many ceromonies.
The ornaments on trees bring great delight to the Victorian children. Victorian ornaments were used to look like the Victorian children and the Victorian adults. Paper ornaments were imported from Germany.
They decorated the entrance with flowers for a sweat smell. Paper snowflakes made it look like winter inside the victorian homes. Red and pink ribbons were put on the doors of the victorian houses.
Most of the Victorian furniture were built in the 2 nd quarter of the nineteenth century. All furniture is upholstered right then. From 1840-1850 are when most of the Victorian furniture were made.
Most lamps were lit with kerosene. All the Victorian lamps had glass around them, some were types of diamond. Some Victorian lamps were painted purple.