The Victorian Era: The Age of Optimism Video

Video title: The Age of Optimism

Watch this 19th Century World History and The Victorian Era video entitled The Age of Optimism to study the social, technological, and economic changes that impacted England during the reign of Queen Victoria, whose lengthy rule (1837-1901) witnessed Britain's transformation from a land of agricultural villages into a leading industrial nation revolutionized by factories, railways, steamships, and the emergence of the middle class.

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  • Victorian Video. Learn about The Age of Optimism in the Victorian Era. Explore the era of Queen Victoria, who ruled Great Britain during a time of industrial expansion, imperialism, and dynamic social change.
  • Survey the social, technological, and economic changes that impacted England during the reign of Queen Victoria, whose lengthy rule (1837-1901) witnessed Britain's transformation from a land of agricultural villages into a leading industrial nation revolutionized by factories, railways, steamships, and the emergence of the middle class.
  • Identify some of the social problems resulting from the rapid industrialization and urbanization that took place in England during the Victorian era, and explain how the working class benefited from key reforms that were enacted in labor and education.
  • Discover the significance of the Great Exhibition, which showcased new technologies expressive of the optimism and belief in progress that gave shape to the Victorian era.
  • Review the important political roles played by Benjamin Disraeli and William Gladstone.
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