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Shakespeare's Elizabethan England

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BC: Charlotte Breslin Morrissey PD 9


1: G-Geography R-Religion A-Achievement P-Politics- E-Economy S- Society | G.R.A.P.E.S. |

2: GEOGRAPHY | *Elizabethan England is located in Central Europe. * There are many mountainous regions and islands *Also, there are many rivers and waterways. *These natural barriers protected Elizabethan England. *They grew wheat, oats,barely, peas, beans, rye, and veggies near these waterways. |

3: *this is a map of some of the waterways in england. | *this is a map of central europe.

4: Religion | The first printed books were bibles. In these books they talked and promoted ideas about witchcraft and witches which led to many witch hunts in the 15th and 16th centuries. | Superstitions | * People believe that the 7th son of the 7th son has supernatural powers *Good luck charms include, iron, silver, fire, salt and running water

5: The Holy Bible contains religious beliefs such as witchcraft and superstitions

6: * Music-music was inventful, delightful, and moving. *The instruments were string, wind, and keyboard * Art- explored the meaning of subjects. | ACHIEVEMENTS | *Had medicine to cure illness's *People played sports, entered in tournaments and gambled. One sport was archery where you shoot a bow and arrow

7: This is a collection of instruments such as the flute. They were used in Elizabethan England | Archery, the process of shooing a bow and arrow

8: *People were tortured and arrested if they committed a crime. *People were told what to do and they were required to do it. *The type of government was a monarcy. *The laws were based and controlled by Queen Elizabeth | POLITICS

9: Queen Elizabeth I of England | The Queen's Crown | |

10: ECONOMY | * exchanged culture, art crops, religion, beliefs, ideas, tradition, literature *Also shared meat, fish, poultry, sugar, honey, vegetables, and fruits. *Queen Elizabeth increased relationships with Spain, Scotland and other neighboring countries *Coinage and currency was made at the Tower of London *Waterways were used to exchange and trade items | The Scotland Flag

11: Coinage in England during the 1500s made in the Tower of Lodon | One of the most famous pieces of literature was WIlliam Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet."

12: SOCIETETY | *Like in most societies, women were inferior to men. They depended on men too. The people lived in close family units working on trades and specific skills. These skills were passed down from dad to son | *Weddings were always arranged. *There was a social hierarchy: Monarch, Nobles, Gentry, Merchants, Laborers

13: MONARCH | NOBLES | GENTRY | MERCHANTS | LABORERS | This is an English Laborer. They were the most poor people

14: *WIlliam Shakespeare was born on April 23rd, 1564 in Stratford Upon Avon in London. *He was the third of 8 kids. *He lived in a middle class society | William Shakespeare

15: * Married Anne Hathaway and had 3 kids, Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith. *Hamnet died at 11 years old due to the plague. *Left Anne and family to live in London *Known to be a playwright, poet, and actor *Wrote 37 plays

16: *Started an acting company called the Lord Chamberlains Men which changed to the Kings men. *Wrote many genres like History (King John), Comedy (Twelfth Night), Tragedy (Romeo and Juliet | *Shakespeare built The Globe, a theater to show plays. *It opened on 9/21/1599 | PHYSICAL FEATURES INCLUDE 1. Thatched Roof 2. Pillared Porches 3. Vertical/ diagonal timbers 4. Overhanging 1st floors | *The Globe got shut down for 2 years due to the Plague. in 1613, the Globe caught fire. *Shakespeare died on August 26th, 1616


18: NAME: giulianna breslin (21 years) OCCUPATION: chef for the montague family

19: Hello, My name is Giulianna and I am the chef for the Montague family. I wake up at a very early hour to bake fresh bread daily. I cook all meals for the family and snacks whenever needed. I am Middle to High class but I believe that people need to earn their money by working. I am a tall, skinny, blonde hair, blue eyed, 23 year old woman. My husband's name is Lorenzo and we have two daughters. Gianna and Talia. I am very humorous and a great listener. I try to be up to date in fashion and present myself in a respectable but stylish manor manor.

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