Through posters, illustrations and images, The British Library provides an extensive look at different elements of life in Victorian times: life for the classes, transport and technology, education, crime and popular culture.
The Industrial Revolution changed the lives of more people more dramatically than any political revolution. This video explains how the Industrial Revolution started and the great influence it would have on the world.
This 13-minute video explains European Imperialism in the 19th century, with a focus on Africa and Asia. Learn how these European countries managed to leverage the advances of the Industrial Revolution to build empires. Note: teachers may want to preview this video.
This video describes the role that technology has played in the development of Canada. During the last third of the 19th century, there were many technological innovations that dramatically changed the way Canadians live.