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Rural Moral Reform in Nineteenth-Century England

Gary Moses

Rural Moral Reform in Nineteenth-Century England

The Crusade Against Adolescent Farm Servants and Hiring Fairs

by Gary Moses

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Published by Edwin Mellen Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Modern - 19th Century,
  • History,
  • 19th century,
  • Agricultural laborers,
  • East Riding of Yorkshire,
  • England,
  • Farm life,
  • Hiring fairs (British Isles),
  • History: World

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAlun Howkins (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages247
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10970855M
    ISBN 10077345277X
    ISBN 109780773452770

    William Dixon and W. Finally, it misses a key ingredient: instead of trying to improve an old society, the reformers were trying to lead Britain into a new society of the future. The duration of the school year was often dictated by the agricultural needs of particular communities, with children receiving time off from studies when they would be needed on the family farm. Morgan, Kenneth O. Free public education was common in New England but rare in the South, where most education took place at home with family members or tutors. Moral reform movements attempted to close down brothels, something that has sometimes been argued to have been a factor in the concentration of street-prostitution.

    Religious tests for university teachers and officials abolished. Before this time public order was maintained by the military forces. Lectures in physiology opened to ladies at University College, London. Parochial Schools Bill makes provision for the education of the labouring classes. The middle classes begin to move to the suburbs from city centres. Britain as a country gets richer, but the standard of living of the urban lower classes decreases.

    Grading methods varied from 0— grading to no grades at allbut end-of-the-year recitations were a common way that parents were informed about what their children were learning. It is bursting with ideas and information, based on a colossal amount of reading and research. Thackeray, Frank W. Abolition of stamp duties on newspapers enables the British workers to read newspapers at an affordable price. This is an extremely fine and thoughtful book, based on an impressive range of sources; it is also demanding and densely written. The Railway Regulation Act provides for a minimum standard for rail passenger travel.


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The campaign that led to the Factory Acts was spearheaded by rich philanthropists of the era, especially Lord Shaftesburywho introduced bills in Parliament to mitigate the exploitation of children at the workplace. Finally, on 9 September he succeeded in driving the Allied Forces back to Izmir, along with the other forces which had managed to penetrate the heartland of Anatolia.

Common schools were funded by local taxes, did not charge tuition, and were open to all white children. In the early s, schools generally became more regional as opposed to localand control of schools moved away from elected school boards and toward professionals. The spread of literacy, in fact, closely associated with the rise of Protestantism, which emphasized that all believers should read the Bible closely and apply what they found there to their own lives.

London: Routledge. Parliament respected laissez-faire in the case of adult men, and there was minimal interference in the Victorian era. Women of thirty wives of electors and female householders are allowed to vote.

However, they also wrote explicit eroticaperhaps the most famous being the racy tell-all My Secret Life by the pseudonym Walter allegedly Henry Spencer Ashbeeand the magazine The Pearlwhich was published for several years and reprinted as a paperback book in the s. They had to pay a special tax for what amounted to their lifetime to the government, which in turn paid the landlords a generous price for the land that they had lost.

Crime had been handled on an ad-hoc basis by poorly organized local parish constables and private watchmen, supported by very stiff penalties, including hundreds of causes for execution or deportation to Australia. Previously, a wife's existing property legally passed into the ownership of her husband when they married.

The Nightingale School of Nursing is founded. See M. The other great transformation of the period, the Market Revolution, also played a significant role in changes in gender roles.

By Unknown - Sweet Briar College. Be good, Dear Child. They were angered at the contradiction between the conditions on the ground for children of the poor and the middle-class notion of childhood as a time of innocence led to the first campaigns for the imposition of legal protection for children.

Moral reform associations are depicted as making a significant contribution to the creation of a society where issues could be debated without violence and where individuals felt far from powerless; believing that by joining and founding voluntary organizations aimed at moral improvement, they could effect positive change in their society.

Retrieved 29 May Your reference librarian can tell you how to gain access. Harlow: Pearson Education. Students often went to the common school from ages six to fourteen correlating to grades 1—8.When Europeans came to Australia they carried with them a strong belief in the virtues of country life.

At the threshold of the nineteenth century, England was already the most urbanised society in Europe, but the heart of England, so people believed, was the countryside. Feb 26,  · Genealogy and census records record the life in 19th century England in remarkable detail. Take Appleby, for example, a village in Leicestershire which has been occupied since the iron age.

The census provides a complete record of how the inhabitants of this small village made their living at that precise time, including farmers, tradesmen. from the late eighteenth through the nineteenth century, a rate of growth unprecedented up to that time.

Simultaneously, the Industrial Revolution caused a gradual (sometimes not so gradual) mass migration of people, particularly the rural poor, from the countryside to the industrial cities, and in the process created radical realignments in.

Nineteenth Century Reform Movements: Women’s Rights fashionable, even for rural and working­class women. Their clothing, which began to “display their figures to best advantage,” demonstrated the desire and ability o f women to remove paragon of moral virtue” and “th eir role was defined as being moral and loving teachers.

Which book documented the poverty resulting from urbanization in late nineteenth-century New York? In the late nineteenth century, how did business owners typically respond to periods of economic stagnation? The government attempted to legislate other types of moral reform.

c. The legislation was challenged and later found to be. This Chronology presents important dates in the history of social change and social reform in Britain in the 19th and early 20th centuries including parliamentary reform, industrialisation, urbanisation, industrial disputes, advances in technology, labour rights, sanitary conditions and health protection, education, social welfare, female emancipation, women's suffrage, and children’s rights.