HIST 1050 FINAL EXAM REVIEW
1889, He mapped out the city of London in a series of poverty maps
A response to the claim that 25% of Londoners were living in poverty
The maps: poverty = 30-35%
It showed where the poverty was located in London; diving London into 7
different categories based on economic standing and class
The Map: includes a legend:
Black = lowest class criminals
Dark blue casual and very poor
Light blue = moderately poor family
Purple = mixed population of comfortable/ poor
Pink = fairly comfortable population with good earnings
Red = middle class
Yellow = upper, wealthy classes
Charles Booths poverty survey was the 1 scientific approach to poverty conveying the
idea of the separation of the rich and the poor
Poverty is not determined by the region in some regions, both rich and
poor population were found
Related Terms: Zoot Suit Riot wealthy military institution in a poor Mexican-dominated
neighbourhood in LA mixed region (poor/rich citizens)
Lecture #28: Cities of Dreadful Delight (1860s-1920s) Jan 26,2012 (Hayleys lecture)
A feminist during the French Revolution of 1789
Fought for womens rights and womens status as citizens in a British society
1792, she wrote a book argued that women are not naturally interior to men, but appear to
be simply because they lack education
Argued that many middle class women were interested in making
themselves attracted to men women should not comply with male standards of
There should be more to life than flirting and marriage for women
Women should have the opportunity to work in the growing societies
She fought for women to be treated as equals to men and the opportunity for
women to gain an education + viewed as citizens
She believed that if women were educated and made more rational, they could educate
the next generation as a mother would for their child
Related terms: womens struggles in social spaces outside of the home (ex. 20 c: women
given opportunities of financial freedom as office clerks however, still got lower pay than
men society viewed women as submissive to men in public space) ; Home, Work & Play: Miss Remington goes to work: Gender, Space, and Tech. at the dawn of the Information
Lecture #13: Age of Revolutions and Industrialism (Nov 1,2011), Lecture#27: Feminism,
Citizenship (1840-1928) (Jan24,2012)
born on May 26, 1895, educated in photography at Columbia University in New York City
opened a successful portrait studio, using pictures to demonstrate her thoughts
Dorothea fashion is seen as boyish, with her wearing trousers and burae (hat) and never in
married a famous painter Maynard Dixon and had with him two boys.
With the onset of the Great Depression, Dorothea turned her camera towards the streets
Her studies of the unemployed and homeless captured the attention of local
photographers and led to her employment with the federal Resettlement
She later divorce Dixon and married Paul Taylor, who educated her in social and political
matters and together documented rural poverty, exploitation of sharecroppers and migrant
She worked with the RA to bring the poor and forgotten people to public attention through
Her most famous picture called the Migrant Mother is both beautiful and sad to see a hard
working mother has to migrant to farms to support her and children.
These pictures demonstrated the population is in hardship and bring it to the view of the
public to take action.
Dorothea Langes pictures were beautifully done, attracting the viewers. Though the
pictures kept to her style of portrait pictures, having people or object stage to relate the
message she wants to the viewers.
Lecture: Dorothea Lange: (Two perspectives on the Great Depression- Feb 16, 2012)
Pirates and Gender (Ann Bonny, Mary Read)
period of pirates was from 1660-1730
over 3000 pirates, however only 120 were actually known.
This is because once a pirate was caught and hanged their identity was
The average pirate was 27 years old, but could be as young as 17 and as old as 50 years.
Pirates were strictly men
didnt have strong family ties, and lead a colourful life, and one which was
expected of ordinary labour.
Being a pirate was a high risk occupation.
Piracy and privateering was the job of a pirate.
On board of the ship, surgeons and navigators and ship carpenters were critical due to their
knowledge because life on the ship was spontaneous. A pirate must be prepared for anything.
Women were banned on board.
However, two women by the names of Ann Bonny and Mary Read disguised themselves as
men and lived a life as a pirate.
Ann Bonny met and fell in love with the pirate Captain Jack Rackham.
She disguised herself as a male so she could sail with him within his Vanity
preying on Spanish treasure ships off Cuba and Hispaniola. Rackhams Vanity
overtook an English boat, and on this boat was Mary Read.
Mary Read, since a child grew up disguised as a male, due to personal
money grants her mother needed when she was a child.
As Marys life proceeded, she knew that life in the 1700s was much easier
as a man than a woman.
So she wore mens clothing to start her life over. She went to sea on a
Dutch merchant ship heading to the Caribbean which was commandeered by
By 1718, she began operating as a privateer on this boat.
The boat was then taken over by Rackhams and this is when Mary and Ann
discovered each others cross-dressing secret and became close friends.
These two women were known for violent tempers and ferocious fighting
and were ruthless and blood thirsty.
late October 1720, docked in Jamaica, the British Navy captured Rackhams