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  • 1. Queen Victoria By: Thenya Taiyanides  Aja Piro  Ashley Ramirez  Katie Schmidt 
  • 2.
    • On the 24th of May 1819, queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace in London.
    • She was the only daughter of the Duke of Kent and Victoria Mary-Louisa.
    • When she was a baby in 1820, her father died.
    • She received a very strict education with her uncle Leopold.
    • At twelve years old, she that she would take the reign.
    • She became queen when she was eighteen. She succeeded to her uncle William the fourth .
    Early Life
  • 3.
    • Queen Victoria came to the throne when she was only 18 years of age on June 20 , 1837.
    • At the age of 21, Victoria married her cousin, Albert of Saxe-Coburg, a German Prince on February 10,1840.
    • Queen Victoria reigned for exactly sixty-three years, seven months, and two days (June 20, 1837 - January 22, 1901).
    • Britain became the most powerful country in the world, with the largest empire that had ever existed, ruling a quarter of the world's population.
    • The number of people living in Britain more than doubled, causing a huge demand for food, clothes, and housing.
    • Factories and machines were built to meet this demand and new towns grew up, changing the landscape and the ways people lived and worked.
    • Railways, originally built to transport goods, meant people could travel easily around the country for the first time.
    Queen Victoria’s Reign
  • 4. Queen Victoria’s Wedding
  • 5.
      • Queen Victoria died on 22 January, 1901 at Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. She was 81.
      • She is buried in a mausoleum at Frogmore, Windsor.
      • Queen Victoria was succeeded by her eldest son, Albert Edward, Prince of Wales. He became King Edward VII.
      • During his reign there were significant changes in technology and society, including powered flight and the rise of socialism and the Labor movement.
      • Edward played a role in the reorganization of the British army after the Second Boer War.
    Later Life
  • 6.
    • Victoria had nine children, 40 grand-children and 37 great-grandchildren, scattered all over Europe.
    • All of her children married into royalty.
    Family
  • 7. Reform Acts
  • 8.
    • 1842: Massacre of Elphinstone's Army by the Afghans results in the death or incarceration of 16,500 soldiers and civilians.
    • 1854 : Crimean War : The United Kingdom declared war on Russia.
    • 1882: British troops began the occupation of Egypt by taking the Suez Canal, in order to secure the vital trade route and the passage to India, and the country became a protectorate.
    • 1870 – 1891: Under the Elementary Education Act 1870 basic State Education became free for every child under the age of 10.
    Victorian Era Wars and Events
  • 9.
    • Family is considered as a central institution in society.
    • Victorians were chiefly introverted, overconfident, and rude.
    • There was the unblinking worship of
    • independence and of hard cash.
    • The belief in institutions, patriotism, democracy, individualism, organized religion, philanthropy, sexual morality, capitalism, and progress.
    Victorian Era
  • 10. Quick Facts
    • Born in: 1819
    • Died in: 1901
    • Married: Prince Albert
    • Nick name: Drina
    • Children: 9
    • Crowned Queen in:1837
    • Reigned for: 63 years
    • Saddest moment: Death of Prince Albert
  • 11.     The End    