Nineteenth Century & Victorian History
Prince Albert was the oldest son of Queen Victoria. He had a taste for women and had a number of liasons during his long life
In the summer of 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte, at the height of his power launched an invasion of Russia. It was the largest invading force that the world has ever seen, his Grande Armee of over 600,000 men from all over...
An article looking into the living conditions of the urban poor in the 1800s. The 1800s was a time of enormous change. The industrial revolution changed Britain's urban landscape forever.
Julia Pastrana: The True Story of the Hybrid Bear Woman. Also Known As The Ugliest Woman In The World
A fascinating and poignant tale of the worlds ugliest woman.
Napoleon Bonaparte is slowly tightening the noose on the European continent. Now, he turns his attentions to the Iberian Peninsula.
The Ladies' Land League was prominent during Ireland's Land War; Irish women were in formal politics for the first time, but it was the culmination of a long tradition of women's protest.
After suffering a bitter defeat at Waterloo. Napoleon Bonaparte was forced to accept exile on the isolated island of St. Helena. Where ultimately he would meet his end.
Native Americans made significant contributions during the American Civil War. There is one famous painting with a native American in the company of Robert E. Lee and Ulysses Grant during the surrender at Appomattox...
Poetry as a genre is universal so it can undergo twists and turns but never die out. This was the reason why despite the utter materialism and mercantile nature of the Victorian milieu, the position of poetry went...
A school curriculum in Victorian times 1800's 1900s needlework 3 R's geography history object lessons lanterns Froebel
The curriculum in the Victorian school evolved over many years. At first it was the 3 R's - Reading, Writing and Arithmetic plus Needlework for girls.New Codes were introduced which added history and geography. In 1871...
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