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The Edwardian era.

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The Edwardian era The Edwardian era corresponds with the reign of King Edward VII, whose short-lived governance (1901-1910) leads the modern House of Windsor in England. The "Edwardian" style includes the years of 1901 through 1919. One author described the Edwardian era in this quote: "The end of the century brought the dawning of a new age and a new attitude toward life. It was an era when social differences dissipated and the mores, customs, and expectations of the citizenry came together." The Edwardian era was a historical moment of great technical and social change. Americans during the Edwardian age experienced newfound wealth and indulged in cuisine, fashion, entertainment and travel as never before. ...read more.

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To live the perfect life you require a job with good pay; with the exception of education a good job will never come your way. However the poor were a lot different in the era of King Edward VII, unlike today poor people worked for little money. The poor were employed to complete work to do without any educated related employment. For example, the poor mostly lived in homes whereby you were supplied with bed and food to help you survive, but nothing else. Rooms were cramped and sources were insufficient. In a family of four only the man could work due to the type of work that the poverty carried out. ...read more.

Conclusion

In a way, more appliances were being invented and discovery was at a high, similarly to now. Obviously, to compare the surroundings from then to now would remark a huge difference with technology, size and population. But, do people now remember the Edwardian Period as the best time to be alive or only a time in history. Through thorough research and analytical progress, I have realised to agree with this statement. Although, life was different, I have found that people lived to enjoy themselves with what they had and could utilise. To conclude, this essay has arisen many pointers in which we could say that, the era then could resemblance life recognised now. 'The best time to have lived' what do you think? ...read more.

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