Was Edwardian Britain the golden age? ... YES!

  • Was for the rich
  • Had good houses with big gardens
  • Didnt need to work because of their enormous wealth
  • Had lots of leisure time ; polo, horse riding & opera
  • didnt do any jobs around the house because they had servants
  • got even more money from the government
  • had enough money for motor cars
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Was Edwardian Britain the golden age? ... NO!

  • wasnt for the poor
  • houses were cramped
  • sometimes people shared one room between 9 people
  • couldnt spend money on buses, railways, newspapers, pocket money, toys, sweets, alcohol and new clothes
  • women did easy jobs at home
  • employers wouldnt employ married women 
  • the person who earned the money in the house had to go to work every day, even if they were ill
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Was Edwardian Britain the golden age? ... YES!

  • Was for the rich
  • Had good houses with big gardens
  • Didnt need to work because of their enormous wealth
  • Had lots of leisure time ; polo, horse riding & opera
  • didnt do any jobs around the house because they had servants
  • got even more money from the government
  • had enough money for motor cars
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