A Christmas Carol Background

Brooklyn O'Neal

During the Industrial Revolution children had to work in factories. Some people didn't have the money to pay taxes so then they had to go to jail and/or prison. So then the kids of the parents had to work to get their parents out of jail and/or prison. Then some people had to drink polluted water and most got sick because of the water and the lack of food. People had a higher risk of disease in the industrial revolution.

During the Victorian Era people highly believed in there religion.

In 1833-36 Charles Dickens was successful writing short stories. In 1870 Charles Dickens died of a stroke. Charles Dickens was a successful writer. His death was a terrible.

Child poverty was terrible. Parents left there children and abused them.