The dangers of mining. L.O: To produce a mind map of the dangers of mining in Victorian mines. Water. Falling objects. Problems with early mining. Fire damp. Transport in the mine. Choke damp. Water.
L.O: To produce a mind map of the dangers of mining in Victorian mines.
Problems with early mining
Transport in the mine
In 1840 a Royal Commission was set up by government headed by Shaftsbury.
It took two years for Shaftsbury to report back and his findings were to SHOCK THE MIDDLE CLASS
The 1842 report was one of the most shocking documents ever published. It used VIVID language and was ILLUSTRATED with pictures of the horrific conditions women and children were working in the mines.Mine Reform