Presentation on theme: "Victorian Society in about 1900. Pages 58-61. Year 9 History Assessment. Describe and compare the lives of men, women and children at the end of the Victorian."— Presentation transcript:
Year 9 History Assessment. Describe and compare the lives of men, women and children at the end of the Victorian age.
There are two issues you need to understand. 1.Class. 2.Gender.
VICTORIAN SOCIETY. The rich man in his castle, The poor man at his gate, God made them, high or lowly, And ordered their estate.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0DUsGSMwZY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w0DUsGSMwZY Society. Cleese, Barker and Corbett. 1 min 35 secs
How can you tell the difference between people from different classes? List five things.
How can we tell the differences between people from different classes? 1. Appearance. Clothes. Hands. Complexion. 2. Income. Wages. Salary. 3. How much land or property they owned. How many servants they had. 4. Homes. How many rooms. Location. Furniture. Interior decoration. 5. Health. Life expectancy. 6. Education. Did they have any? Which school did they go to? What qualifications did they have? 7. Accent or dialect. 8. Leisure. How many hours did they work? What did they do when they had time off? Did they have a holiday? Where did they go? 9. Shopping habits. What did they buy? Could they get credit? 10. Political rights. Did they have the vote?
Upper Class Upper Middle Class Lower Middle Class Skilled Working Class Semi-Skilled Working Class Unskilled Working Class Royal Family. Aristocracy. Gentry. Factory owners. Ship owners. Bankers. Railway owners. Mine owners. Judges. Senior Doctors, Office clerks. Architects. Chemists. Managers. Teachers. Shop owners. Engineers. Salesmen. Foremen. Carpenters. Plumbers. Chain makers. Mechanics. Engineers. Engine drivers. Butlers. Housekeepers. Mill workers. Coal miners. Servants/maids. Shopworkers. Cooks. Stable boys/drivers. Nailmakers. Farm labourers. Navvies. Dockers. Seamstress. Paupers. Street children. VICTORIAN SOCIETY
Upper Class. c40,000 1. Queen Victoria and the Royal Family. 2. Aristocrats. 3. Gentry.
The Middle Class c6 million. Upper Middle Class Factory owners. Bankers. Ship owners. Railway owners. Mine owners. Judges/lawyers. Senior doctors.
Tasks. Page 58-59 1.Class is based on …………… 2.Society is like a pyramid because……… 3.In Victorian Society the longer you stayed in education the ……… 4.The more leisure time you had the …..
Three pictures on page 61. 1.The upper class picture shows.... 2.The middle class picture shows...... 3.The working class picture shows....
PS Victorian social progress. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM7tJdew3ps Adam Hart Davies 9 mins http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OM7tJdew3ps
Tasks. Pages 60-61 Where did they live?Which class lived there? Town centre Inner suburbs Outer suburbs Southern suburbs
Social classes. Page 60. Workshop to Empire. 1.As the population grew and towns expanded there was more need for middle class jobs such as……………. 2.To get these jobs people needed……………….. 3.More working people were needed for the new…………… 4.People could tell what class you belonged to by……………… Source C. Look at the picture and answer questions 2 (a), (b), (c), (d) and (e) from the yellow box.