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The Elizabethan Age

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FC: By, James Murabito | The Elizabethan Age

1: England had a wide variety of geography during this time. The northern part was full of mountains while the southern part was full of rolling hills and plains. There were many countries that were part on England during this time and they were England, Scottland, Ireland and Wales. | Geography

2: Geography | Elizabethan England was surrounded by many water ways such as Celtic sea, Irish Sea, North Sea and the English channel. This opened trade for the nearing countries. Many people farmed in England and had live stock such as sheep, cattle and horses.

3: Religion | The Queen of England was extremely religious. She made laws so that people were forced to attend church and if they did not they were killed. People who did not worship were killed.

4: Religion | Witch craft was a great fear during the Elizabethan Age. People accused of being witches were usually old, poor, widows. people who were thought to be witches were usually killed.

5: Achievements | Music was a great achievement during this time period. Many different types of music were created such as ballads, solemn, church music and music of the court. Many people listened to music during this period of time.

6: Acheivments | Acheivments | The theatre was another great achievement of this time period. The theatre helped boost the economy greatly. Many loved the theatere. The theatre during this time was based on the politics and just simple life.

7: Politics | The government in Elizabethan England was a monarchy. This meant that whatever the king or queen said went and if you went against what they said you were punished. This age was filled with many weird laws that the queen made up some having to do with religion because of how religious the queen was.

8: Politics | Even though the queen was very strict and made up rules that many did not see eye to eye with she ruled with good intentions. During her reign Elizabethan England was very succesful even though she was so harsh.

9: Economy | The Economy during this period of time was very good. There was lots of trade which helped society out to. Queen Elizabeth was responsible for how good the economy was going because she encouraged the trade to help the country.

10: The Economy also gained success from treasure. When Elizabethan England would conquer land they would steal treasure from the land they took over or conquered. | Economy

11: In society there were social classes which determined your importance and how much food you received. There was some what of a social pyramid in society. | Society

12: Society | The Monarch was the most important person in society, then cam nobles, next were the gentry, then merchants and laborers. The merchants bought land and married into the gentry if they were successful.

13: Now to Shakespeare...

14: William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon on the 23 of April in 1564. He was born to fairly wealthy family and was the third of eight children. William attending grammar school as well as a Latin grammar school.

15: William Shakespeare married to a women named Anne Hathaway.. When they married Shakespeare was 18 and she was 24. They had 3 kids together, Susanna, Hamnet and Judith. During the marriage Shakespeare left his family to go to London.

16: In London Shakespeare began writing plays. He was known for three things, play writing, teaching and acting. In his carrier Shakespeare write 37 plays. He was also part of an acting company named the Chamberline men.

17: In London Shakespeare co-owned a Theatre `called the Globe Theatre. This theatre was outside London because theatres were not aloud to be built within city walls. It was also built outside city walls so the governor had no jurisdiction.

18: In 1613 fire was set to the theatre burning it down. The black plague also caused the theatre to be closed down for three years. After some time in London Shakespeare went b1ack to Stratford-on-Avon were he died in 1616.

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