The Victorian era of British history was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from
20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace,
The Victorian period formally begins in 1837 (the year Victoria became Queen)
and ends in 1901 (the year of her death). As a matter of expediency, these dates
An introduction to the era briefly touching on aspects such as imperialism,
religion, education, science, social class and the differences between the sexes.
The Victorian era was a period of dramatic change that brought England to its
highest point of development as a world power. The rapid growth of London, from
The Victorian era is generally agreed to stretch through the reign of Queen
Victoria (1837-1901). It was a tremendously exciting period when many artistic
When Queen Victoria ascended the British throne in 1837, it marked the
beginning of a promising new age - the Victorian era. Those who could see into
During the Victorian era, Britain could claim to be the world's superpower, despite
social inequality at home and burgeoning industrial rivals overseas. How did it ...
The Victorian Age The Reform Bill of 1832 gave the middle class the political
power it needed to consolidate—and to hold—the economic.
A CHRONICLE OF SOME VICTORIAN EVENTS © Chris Snodgrass 2003 ... 1837
—Victoria succeeds uncle, William IV, at age 18. Dickens's Pickwick Papers ...
Scholarly resources on a wide range of Victorian topics: political and social
history, philosophy, literature, individual authors, visual arts, science, technology,