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MERLOT II


    

Learning Exercise


Material: The Victorian Web
Submitted by: William Paquette on Nov 15, 2004
Date Last Modified: Nov 15, 2004
Title: The Victorian Web
Description: An extensive collection of information in a range of categories about Great Britain during the Victorian Era.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 8-10 hours.
Topics: 19th Century British History
Course: Western Civilization; British History
Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Categories:
Prerequisites Skills: Knowledge of British History.
Learning Objectives: To help students understand the divisions exisitng within Great Britain's 19th century population.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructions: Click on Social History. Read the articles listed that pertain to factory workers and their families. Research and write a paper of 12-15 pages describing the living and working condiditons of Great Britain's factory workers. The paper should include women and children as well as men in the study of the laboring classes. Include a full biobliography based on the resources selected. Use proper footnoting.
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