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FC: Elizabethan England: William Shakespeare By:Hannah Bender

1: GRAPES | G-Government R-Religion A:Achievements P:Politics E:Economy S:Society

2: Geography | England,Wales, and Ireland belonged to Elizabethan England. | England was over 50,334 square miles. | England North: Mountains South: Rolling hills in a wide range of plains. | The English people traveled by horse. | The cleanest way to travel was in the water on the Thanes River. It is much faster traveling in the water than by land.

4: Religion | The people living at the time of Elizabethan England had a strong belief in Christianity. There were many different branches of Christianity. For example, the Queen and the Royal Family are Protestant. The Church of England was an important part of the people's life. | Aside from Christianity, the people of England were associated with Witches and Witchcraft. They had belief in Black and White Witches. The Black Witches were associated more with violence while the White Witches were more associated with wisdom.

6: Achievements | During the Elizabethan England Era, there were major achievements in art and music. Shakespeare, the music of the Church, and the music of the Court were popular. William Shakespeare was a successful man who had a major impact on the Elizabethan England time period. | Medicine Sports and Tournaments Games Art Literature Science Music Theatres Festivals

8: Politics | The English Government is a Monarchy. The head of the Monarchy in the Elizabethan Age was Queen Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth held the supreme power and had last word on all state policy. | Whenever a crime was committed, the person was charged with a severe punishment. They were arrested and tortured. | Example: Queen Elizabeth was very religious. Therefore, when she wanted the people to go to church, they had to. The people were obligated to do anything upon her command.

10: Economy | When Queen Elizabeth became the Queen, the English treasury had no money. However, they fixed that problem and later had money. | The London population grew 400% during the 1500s. There were nearly 200,000 people in the city. | Food was available to the English people based on economic and social class standings. In the 1590's, there were poor harvests that led to starvation and a bad effect on the economy. | Three to four million people were dealing with poor living standards | The most important article of trade was woolen cloth.

12: Society | One's status and location shaped how their daily life went about. | Women were beneath men. The women served the men. The men relied on the women for a lot. | Specific skills were passed from Father to son. | The English people believed God formed social rankings and social order. | Monarch -> Nobility -> Gentry -> Merchant -> Laborers | The parents learned how to raise their children from the Bible. It gave them the duty of parents and the rulings of the behavior of the children.

14: WORK CITED | information:

15: pictures:: in order of appearance

16: William Shakespeare | William was born on on April 23, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was then baptized shortly after on April 26. | William died on April 23, 1616. | Get to know William... | William married Anne Hathaway and had 3 children. 2 of his children were twins named Hamnet and Judith. The other was named Susanna. | William entered a period known as his lost years where he disappeared after his twins were born. Then, he showed up again in London during the time of 1592.

18: More about William Shakespeare... | Plays (some from the collection) | Comedies: As You Like It Love's Labor's Lost The Comedy of Errors Measure for Measure | Tragedies: Antony and Cleopatra Macbeth Romeo and Juliet Troilus and Cressida | Other Important Factors in his work... | Language: words were different then present day English. | The Globe Theatre

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