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S: Elizabethan England: William Shakespeare

FC: Elizabethan England: William Shakespeare | By: Rana Nesheiwat:

1: The Elizabethan Era was considered the most interesting Time in the record of England. It was named after Queen Elizabeth I, who was considered the greatest Queen of all time.

2: Geography: | *England was considered as the most populous country located over 50,334 square miles. In its Northern part is flocked with Mountains. The southern coast was composed of rolling hills in wide range of plains. | *it was surrounded by Scotland.

3: Geography: | *the Elizabethan England map consisted of houses, restaurants, buildings, train stations, hotels, cottages and many more. The map itself was measured to have an extreme importance in a person life given that they would usually travel from one place to another.

4: Religion: | *During this time, weddings were a religious ceremony. | *they were old roman catholic. | *They were roman catholic.

5: Religion: | *In England, during the Elizabethan era, there were superstitions that they believed in. for exapmle, A pot stirred counter-clockwise brings bad luck to those who ate the contents and this also caused the spoilage of food. also, The seventh son of the seventh son is believed to have supernatural powers. Lastly, The right hand of an executed prisoner was said to be lucky as it had the power to heal and it could give the bearer stealth.

6: Achievements: | *During this time period, Music was very important and common. | *Many artisans as well as poets and dramatists, including William Shakespeare, were among the leaders of the day.

7: Achievements: | *They were medieval painters. | *paintings were dominated by portraiture and miniatures in particular. | *art during Elizabethan England was a show of power, status and wealth.

8: on top of | Politics: | *The government at that time was very complex.

9: Politics: | *The government was divided into regional bodies. | *the government was ruld by queen elizabeth I.

10: Economy: | *they used pounds to keep track of their money. | *Silver and Gold coins were used. | *poor harvests had a bad effect on the economy and led to starvation in some areas.

11: Economy: | *Food was based on economic and social standing. | *At that time, There was no paper money.

12: Society: | *During Elizabethan era, occupation varied. People would do every trick in the book just to survive. There were so many things to do. Professions would vary from a simple task of catching a rabbit to working with the queen. | *Social status was very important to the people.

13: Society: | *List of some occupations: *Acrobat* *Astrologers* *Barber* *Blacksmith* *Candlemaker* *Carpenter* *Cook* *Gardener* *Knight* *Messenger* *Painter* *Physician* *Potter* *Scribe* *Watchman*

14: *William Shakespeare's father was John Shakespeare, and his mother was Mary Arden. | William Shake | *John Shakespeare was a glove-maker, and WillaM often helped his dad out.

15: speare's Life | *When he was 18, Shakespeare married Anne Hathway, who was a few years older than him. | *Anne and William had their first child, Susanna, in 1583. Susanna was followed by twins, Judith and Hamnet, 2 years later. Sadly, Hamnet died when he was 11.

16: *He wrote 37 plays in his lifetime. supposedly, 3 more plays were found after he died. | *The globe theater, where his plays took place, held 3.000 people. Most had to stand because there were no seats. | *he owned the globe theatre along with james burdage. | *there were no female actors in his plays because queen elizabeth thought that women should stay at home. | *He is known as... 1) a PLaywriter 2) an actor 3) a poet

17: HIS plays

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