A Christmas Carol Background

Lawson Frey

Charles Dickens

  • Dickens had 14 popular novels however he wrote many more.
  • Charles Dickens was more wealthy than other citizens.
  • He was one of the most popular authors of his time.
  • Charles was greatly influenced to write by his nursemaid who told him stories

Industrial Revolution

  • The industrial revolution helped poverty by providing more jobs, but it also made people lose jobs.
  • Industrialization affected mainly factory jobs.
  • People who lost their jobs mainly were skilled workers like weavers who's jobs machines could do faster and more efficient.

Victorian Era and Child Labor

  • The Victorian Era was named after queen Victoria.
  • The Victorian Era went from 1837 to 1901.
  • Child labor started in 1836 and was banned in 1938.
  • Child labor was present because families needed everyone to have a job to bring in as much money as possible.
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