A Christmas Carol Background
- Child labor was used when the parents didn't have enough money to pay off debts, so they had to go to work.
- New factories that was just built that need work used Children for work.
- Poverty was a big part of the Victorian era.
- A lot of people were I poverty or they were poor.
- Dickens family was in poverty because he's dad ( John Dickens) spent all of their money, so the government had Charles work in a factory.