Learning Exercise

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

Extensive information about the Victorian era is available in sections such as: the Victorians, political history,... see more


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.

Technical Notes



Knowledge of British History.


19th Century British History

Learning Objectives

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