Regina Vittoria: riassunto

Regina Vittoria: riassunto in inglese sulla salita al trono della Regina Vittoria e l'età vittoriana (3 pagine formato doc)

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Before and during the Victorian Age.

Regina Vittoria’s Accession To The Throne (1830 – 1860). Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837 and remains there until1901: this is the longest reign in British history. After 1830 the period is know like Victorian Age.
This is a period of technological progress and in this period started to spread an idea of happiness. When Queen Victoria came out from the throne, the Indian Regions where united and they had had a consolidation of democracy; the merit of this success depends only in the person of the Queen. She is able to reign constitutionally and she is the niece of William IV, she didn’t want to concentrate the power in her person but she want to have a role of mediator between the House of Lord and The House Of Commons, the government and the population.
She tightens the relationship between the crown and the people. The period when there were reigns is a period of material progress, imperial expansion and political and constitutional developments.


Queen and Royal Family became the symbol of society, she was the wife of Albert Saxe Coburg Gotha only because she loves him and not for reason of state or other reasons. In their life they had nine children all brought up by them not like happened regularly in other Royal Family. In fact generally in Royal Family parents and children meet each other only in formal occasion. Victoria from the death of his husband dress only black clothes in signs of mourning. This exemplary family life and her strictly respectable and decent code of behaviour is generally know like Victorianism. This family became the symbol of typical middle class family.

Età vittoriana: riassunto


Before she came to the throne there were a lot of problems:
1.    the enclosures (the owner of lands saw that is more lucrative enclosure their field)
2.    Industrial Revolution (advantages and disadvantages)
3.    Trade Unions
4.    Free Trade
In 1830 was built also the first railway of England an in 1839 started the first stamp and the Royal Mail. The government had to solve a lot of problems.
In 1832 the Reform Bill or the Reform Act, an electoral reform that abolished the rotten boroughs. In England in this period could be elected like Members of Parliament only the members of the House of Lord. This act must redistributed seats on a more equitable basis in the counties, and extended the franchise to male house holder in property worth 10 pounds a year or more.