A Christmas Carol Background

By: Coty Huebner

Charles Dickens

Victorian Era

Charles lived VIctorian Era. The houses were small and simple, unless you were to live in a castle. The castles were giant and mostly made of stone.

Child Labor

When Charles was a child his father was thrown in debtors prison. Charles had to work to pay off his fathers debt. The prison was usually small and cramped. You were allowed to bring your family to come live with you.


The industrialization of Britain made it the worlds super power. The Era came with the sewing machine. And other things that we still use today.