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The romantic period. 1798-1832. ENGLISH LIFE. 1819—Peterloo Massacre Demonstration that occurred during the Industrial Revolution that protested worker’s long hours, harsh treatment, and low wages Increase in crime 1829—London Metropolitan Police 1835—Omnibuses

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English life
ENGLISH LIFE

  • 1819—Peterloo Massacre

    • Demonstration that occurred during the Industrial Revolution that protested worker’s long hours, harsh treatment, and low wages

  • Increase in crime

    • 1829—London Metropolitan Police

  • 1835—Omnibuses

    • Due to industrialization, cities were becoming heavily populated creating traffic problems

    • Horse drawn carriages

  • Discoveries

    • Edward Jenner develops successful smallpox vaccine

    • Coal is used to produce fuel gas

    • Railway construction


Food fashion
FOOD/FASHION

  • 1811—began canning meat

  • Women abandoned tight bodices/corsets in favor of high-wasted, low cut dresses


Arts entertainment
ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT

  • Fairs widely attended

  • Philharmonic Society was formed


Literary trend
LITERARY TREND

  • Romanticism

    • Emotion favored over reason

    • Individual valued over society

    • Imagination over logic

    • Natural over artificial

    • Found inspiration in nature, folk art, the past, passions


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