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Queen Victoria[1][1]

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