I discovered the most AWESOME show last night when I watched the premiere of Victoria on PBS! As you can probably guess, it is a show that pretty accurately follows the life of Queen Victoria. 770 more words
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A twofer Saturday:
Gotta respect and admire the way women are stepping up and holding Trump’s feet to the fire.
On another related note the second link speaks to the profound ignorance and sense of self importance Trump displays that is beyond description – he’ll be trotting Sallyanne out now with a bucket and broom to clean up. 81 more words
Was there legal redress for the servants of Victorian households? Although there was genuine concern for the conditions in which many of the servants operated, most claimed it was impossible to make laws to protect domestic servants. 631 more words
Following the Industrial Revolution, many families saw themselves relocating into large, mechanized cities in order to find new employment and opportunities. Family-run businesses could no longer compete with the technology and machinery developed in the industrialized cities, meaning that many families saw no option other than to move, or else risk starvation and death. 236 more words