A Christmas Carol Background
~Charles had ten children and a wife named Catherine.
A Christmas Carol
~A Christmas Carol was published in December 1843.
The Victorian Era
~There were few schools for girls until the end of the era. Boys were sent to boarding schools.
~This era lasted sixty-three years.
~Children were forced to work in factories and stories in harsh conditions. They were paid very little for doing this.
~There was lots of poverty, lack of, or an insufficient amount of, the primary needs( food, shelter, clothing) in the Victorian Era.