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Sasha ; Priit ; Tessa. Poetry 1833- Alfred, Lord Tennyson, begins writing long poem In Memoriam 1850- Elizabeth Barrett Browning publishes love poems.

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1 Sasha ; Priit ; Tessa

2 Poetry Alfred, Lord Tennyson, begins writing long poem In Memoriam Elizabeth Barrett Browning publishes love poems Sonnets from the Portuguese Gerard Manley Hopkins enters Jesuit religious order and stops writing poetry Hopkins resumes writing poetry Other Literature Charles Dickens publishes short novel A Christmas Carol Charlotte Brontë publishes Jane Eyre; sister Emily publishes Wuthering Heights Dickens publishes first magazine installment of Great Expectations George Eliot publishes Silas Marner Lewis Carroll publishes Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Robert Louis Stevenson publishes adventure novel Treasure Island Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes A Study in Scarlet, introducing detective Sherlock Holmes Thomas Hardy publishes Tess of the D’Urbervilles; Oscar Wilde’s novel, A Picture of Dorian Gray, shocks Victorian England with its theme of corruption of wealth H.G. Wells publishes landmark science fiction novel The Time Machine Kipling publishes novel Kim, detailing life in India

3  Factory Act bans factory work for children under nine; slavery abolished in British Empire.  William IV dies and is succeeded by 18 yr old niece Victoria, ushering in Britain’s age of greatest prosperity.  Opium War with china settled, with Britain claiming Hong Kong.  Irish potato famine begins, killing more than a million people. (to 1851)  University of London grants admission to women students. Opium War-1842 Prince Albert  Crimean War; in which Britain, Turkey, France, and Austria fight Russia.  Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species.  Florence Nightingale founds school for nurses.  Prince Albert Dies.  Reform Bill doubles number of voters by including working-class men.  Local governments establish public schools; Married Women’s Act gives women economical rights.

4 Political Nationalist uprisings in EU, Marx/Engels publish Communist Manifesto Berlin Conference to Divide Africa between EU nations Social/Economic advances First Long Distance Telegraph (Sam Morse) Suez Canal opens Graham Bell invents Telephone Edison's practical light bulb First Olympic Games since old Greek city-states 2k years ago Independence/Rights movements Taiping Rebellion in China in to overthrow Qing Dynasty Civil War in the United States – Alexander II frees serfs in Russia Independent Korea Spanish – American War from American interventions in Spanish Philippines and Cuban Independence


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