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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 contemporary resources describing Britain during the Victorian Era.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Unsupervised
Time Required 8-10 hours.
Topics: 19th Century British Poltical History
Course: Western Civilization; British History
Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Prerequisites Skills: Knowledge of Brtish History in the 19th century.
Learning Objectives: To acquaint students with the evolution of British Parliamentary Monarchy during the 19th century.
Technical Notes: None.
Text of Learning Exercise: Click on Politics. Read relevant contemporary articles on Parliament, Liberals, Conservatives, and the Monarchy. Research and write a 12-15 page research paper describing how the British Monarchy changed from the time of Queen Victoria's ascension in 1837 to 1901, the year of her death. Include proper footnoting and a proper bibliography of Victorian Web sources.
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