A Christmas Carol

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Charles Dickens

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Who is Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens is an English writer and a social critic. He created some of the worlds best known fiction characters and regarded as one of the greatest novelist in the Victorian Era.
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What did Charles Dickens do

Charles was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth England. Over the course of his writing he wrote Oliver's Twist, A Christmas Carol, Nicholas Nickleby, and many more.
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Victorian Era

Charles Dickens was born during the Victorian Era. The Victorian Era was a long period of peace, prosperity, refined sensibilities and national self confidence for Britain. Queen Victoria was ruling at the time.
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Industrialization

Also during the Victorian Era there was a lot of Industrialization. Industrialization is when a community that is primarily based on agriculture into a community that is based on manufacturing.
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Child Labor

Industrialization brought lots of child labor because young kids were cheaper, and less likely to go on strikes.
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Poverty

There was plenty of poverty during the Victorian Age because communist made the rich richer and the poor, or the working class, less wealthier.