The Industrial Revolution

A period of great development in almost all aspects of life, the Industrial Revolution was an event that has shaped the world we live in today. During the period from the mid-18th to mid-19th centuries, a great boom of manufacture occurred in Britain and spread to other countries. New technology enabled greater production than ever … Continue reading The Industrial Revolution

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Mary Wollstonecraft

In the Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Mary Wollstonecraft wrote that the educational system for women was flawed, and consequently detrimental to the way women behaved. She considered the disposition of women in her time to be frivolous and petty, and believed that the way they acted was far beneath their dignity. She wanted … Continue reading Mary Wollstonecraft