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1820 - 1914
During this era there were still issues within the social structure. The social classes of this era included the upper class, middle class, and lower class. Also there was an early baby boom problem. Child labor became an overarching issue in the early 1800s.
Christianity was the main religion in Victorian England. Also, Victorians made and appreciated developments in science. The most known scientific development was the theory of evolution to Charles Darwin.
The formal political system was a constitutional monarchy. At the national level, government consisted of the monarch and the two houses of Parliament, the House of Lords and the House of Commons. Important political events during this period included the abolition of slavery in the British Empire; working-class political activism; the expansions of the franchise; the rise of liberalism as the dominant political ideology, especially of the middle class.
Queen Victoria came to the throne when she was just 18 years old and ruled Britain for over 60 years. During this era the country acquired unprecedented power and wealth. Political stability, and revolutionary developments in transport and communication was the reasons of Britain’s extention across the globe. Many of the intellectual and cultural achievements of this period are still used by people.