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FC: Elizabethan England

1: By: Nicole Ferrara Period 9

2: Elizabethan England is the largest part of the United Kingdom, it is 50,334 sq. miles. -Used the many rivers and water to travel quickly and cleanly. It was faster and cleaner then horses, carriages and wagons. | G

3: Boats were used frequently for trade and traveling. Elizabethan England also had many mountains, highlands and along the southern coast rolling hills.

4: Religion played a big part in Elizabethan England There were several superstitions which made England so unique, for example the thought that all unexplainable events was the works of the witches, who can change into animals. Old, poor, unprotected and single women were often accused of being witches. Another superstition is that when you open your mouth to sneeze, you give the devil a chance to enter your body, by saying "bless you" it stops him, no demon could stay in a place that a Christian was blessed. | R

5: There was also a saying that the 7th son of 7 sons had supernatural powers. They go to church and say that by putting sweet-smelling flowers in their pockets and burning scented firewood would drive out diseases/plagues.

6: In Elizabethan England there were many achievements like newer/better jobs, marriage, wedding dresses and medicine. | A

7: The arts was a huge achievement at this time there was many drawings and Elizabethan music. From music there were street fairs, instruments, court music, church music and Medieval music. This was all a great step forward.

8: Shakespeare lived in Elizabethan England. He knew it was danger to dabble in Politics. The politics of this time was very strict, it was brutal and in cases of severe crime, the people/witnesses were tortured until they told details about other people in the case. | P

9: Trade with other countries was a big help to England and helped the economy. The government was the Monarch's private business, the success depended on the rulers strength.

10: From the merchants in the middle class, the economy boomed. There was poor harvest in 1590's and starvation but since the economy was so well the Availability of food went up. To get food they would slaughter animals in fall and feed on them in winter. One trade item was woolen cloth a long with other goods that helped the economy through trade | E

11: When Elizabeth took the thrown of England, the English treasury had no money because of financing wars of Philip the second, but from Elizabeth,a prosperous economy slowly emerged. Elizabeth also helped add more monopolies

12: During this time the women/wife would listen to the husband and was considered his property. The women and husband had to marry. The husband was the head of the household and gave the direction. | S

13: The poor children would work. The wealthy people would get an education.

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16: William Shakespeare | 1564-1616

18: William Shakespeare's Early Years He was the first child to survive after, but was born during a Religious Revolution, when the national religion changed 3 times in 12 years. He lived with his family in the country, where they were farmers but not peasants.

20: Later On... William Shakespeare eventually marries a women that is 6 years older then him, named Anne Hathaway. They had 3 children, 2 of which are twins named Hamnet and Judith, the third child is Susanna. Hamnet unfortunately died at age 11.

22: William Shakespeare and His Writing Shakespeare started writing in the 1920's and traveled to London to make himself known. Some works by him are Romeo and Juliet and other plays related to politics along with stories, poems, comedies, tragedies and historical plays. He wrote the greatest historical play since Greek Mythology and is known as the Greatest Writer That Ever Lived. He was a very original and unique writer.

23: * At this time Ovid was his favorite book and men played both female and male roles, since there are no female actresses.

24: Facts To Know About William Shakespeare *He lived in Elizabethan England *He's father was the mayor. *He was the third of 8 children *Even though his family were farmers they were fairly wealthy *Lived during the Renaissance *He died on his birthday. *He was a poet/writer etc *He became very famous, mostly after his death. *His books are worldwide and he has won many awards.

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