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Learning Exercise: The Victorian Web

The Victorian Web
An extensive collection of information in a range of categories about Great Britain during the Victorian Era.
Course: Western Civilization; British History


Submitted by:
William Paquette
Date Last Modified:
November 15, 2004


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.



  • College Lower Division
  • College Upper Division


19th Century British History


Knowledge of British History.

Learning Objectives

To help students understand the divisions exisitng within Great Britain's 19th century population.

Type of Task

  • Individual
  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Unsupervised

Technical Notes