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FC: Elizabethan Era and Shakespeare By Zoe Rheingold Pd.3

1: TABLE OF CONTENTS | -Geography: 2,3 | -Religion: 4,5 | -Achievements: 6,7 | -Politics: 8,9 | -Economy: 10,11 | -Society: 12,13 | -Information Bibliography: 14 | -Pictures Bibliography: 15

2: GEOGRAPHY | - England, Wales, and Ireland all belonged to Elizabethan England. | -They traveled by boat in the Thanes River. | -The northern part of Elizabethan England had mountains.

3: GEOGRAPHY | -South had hills with plains. | -There were no road signs so people sometimes didn't | know where they were going. They needed to know their | way around.

4: RELIGION | -The people of the Elizabethan Era believed in witchcraft, witches | and familiars (animal sidekicks to witches). | -Blamed unexplainable events on witches. | -There were "white witches" who were | seen as helpful and "black witches" | who were seen as evil.

5: RELIGION | - Believed in the Supernatural, and were highly superstitious. | -Some of their superstitions included, a pot stirred counter-clockwise brought bad | luck to those who ate it's contents and that a sudden loss of hair was unlucky. | -There were churches and catholicism. Queen Elizabeth was against Catholics | though. | -Protestants were prosecuted.

6: ACHIEVEMENTS | -New achievements in music included: | -the trumpet | -the violin | -the spinet

7: ACHIEVEMENTS | -Printing press | -Oil paintings | -Drama and characters found in artwork.

8: POLITICS | -Monarchy led by Queen Elizabeth | -Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex | -Many odd rules that came from Queen Elizabeth's own ideas. | (for example, since she was very religious everyone was required to attend church.)

9: POLITICS | -Elizabethan England had many strict and cruel punishments. | -Used many means of torture [like stretching people until they had dislocated | joints]. | -Shakespeare had to keep his plays censored and free of anything | religious or political so he wouldn't upset the Queen.

10: ECONOMY | -Increase in population --> rising merchant class --> economy boomed. | -Materials like, woolen cloth, tin, cooper. | -The upper class and lower class ate very different food. | -London was the center of commerce.

11: ECONOMY | - Lamb, beef, mutton, pork, goat, bacon, veal, rabbit, peacocks, swans, herons, goose, chicken, herring, salmon, eel, whiting, cod, trout, pike, crab, oysters, mussels, cockles, wine, and ale.

12: SOCIETY | -The food or drink you were given was based on your social class. | -Only lords (or nobles) were allowed to hunt deer, boar, hares, and rabbits. | -Poor people were not allowed to wear clothing that were | -A persons wealth, birth, education and employment all determined a persons social | meant for the wealthy. | rank.

13: SOCIETY

14: BIBLIOGRAPHY | -http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/elizabethan-politics-and-government.html | -http://www.william-shakespeare.org.uk/william-shakespeare-politics.htm | -http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/elizabethan-england-map.html | -http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-witchcraft-and-witches.htm | -http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/elizabethan-england-superstitions.html | -http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/religion-in-elizabethan-england.html | -http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/literature/music/index.html | -http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/literature/art/index.html | -http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/elizabethan-politics-and-government.html | -http://www.bardweb.net/england.html | -http://thelostcolony.org/education/Students/History/Elizabethan_Food.htm | -http://faculty.tnstate.edu/smcurtis/Elizabethan%20Economy.htm | -http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/daily-life-in-england-during-the-elizabethan-era.html | -http://thelostcolony.org/education/Students/History/Elizabethan_England.htm

15: BIBLIOGRAPHY | -http://pixfr.eu/keyword/trumpets%20instrument/ | -http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/ | -http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0212302/england.html | -http://nisley.mesa.k12.co.us/students/PlainsLifeZone.htm | -http://www.dollymix.tv/2008/10/galleries/gallery_which_witch_is_which.php?pic=2 | -http://windtraveler.blogspot.com/2010/06/marine-superstitions_24.html | -http://www.stbrigidchurch.org/ | -http://www.legaljuice.com/2009/06/a_boarding_house_resident.html | -http://roadtickle.com/the-greatest-inventions-of-the-past-1000-years/ | -http://raviolisforlunch.blogspot.com/2010/06/grandma-ma-gets-crown.html | -http://englishhistory.net/tudor/beeslychapterone.html | -http://history.howstuffworks.com/middle-ages/10-medieval-torture-devices3.htm | -http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/news/latest-news/london-met-explores-how-business-can-benefit-from-2012-olympics.cfm | -http://www.nsrw.com/ | -http://www.flickr.com/photos/cramur/4338081760/ | -http://www.omahasteaks.com/servlet/browse/sku/942 | -https://tristategeneralstore.com/index.php?cPath=17

16: SHAKESPEARES EARLY LIFE | -Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 | -Shakespeare was baptized on April 26, 1564 | -Shakespeare had seven siblings. He was the third child. | -Shakespeare's parents names were John and Mary. | -Shakespeare attended school from 6:00am-5:30pm.

17: SHAKESPEARES FAMILY | -Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway. | -They had three children together. | -Their first child was Susanna and then they had twins named Hamnet and Judeth. | -Unfortunately, Hamnet died of the Bubonic Plague.

18: SHAKESPEARES CAREER | -Shakespeare was a poet, playwright and actor. | -Shakespeare was a part of an acting company called "Lord Chamberlains Men", which later changed its name to "The Kings Men". | -Shakespeare wrote sonnets, poems and plays. | -Shakespeare wrote 37 plays.

19: SHAKESPEARES PLAYS | -Shakespeare wrote histories like, "King John". | -Shakespeare wrote comedies like, "A Midsummer Nights Dream". | -Shakespeare wrote tragedies like "Hamlet". | -One of Shakespeare's most famous plays is "Romeo & Juliet". | -Shakespeare got the idea for "Romeo & Juliet" from a poem by Arthur Brooke.

20: LANGUAGE OF SHAKESPEARE | -art = are -coz = because -hark you = listen -knave = dishonest person -thrice = three times

21: MORE LANGUAGE OF SHAKESPEARE | -'tis = it's -ope = i hope -o'er = over -gi' = give -ne'er = never -I' = i've -e'er = ever | -oft = often -a' = have

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