The reign of Queen Victoria was a period of considerable political, economic, and political change for Great Britain. In this activity you will read about the circumstances under which Victoria came to the throne, about her life as queen, and about the changing nature of Great Britain during her lifetime.
Destination Title: Queen Victoria's Empire
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Start at the Queen Victoria's Empire Web site.
- Click on and read History of a Reign, taking notes as you read.
- Also click on and read Her Majesty.
- Read the interviews with historians of Victorian times by clicking on the Experts link under "The Changing Empire."
After you have read the material, answer the following questions.