History, Modern, 19Th Century
A Fictional Account of the Tolpuddle Martyrs by Sheelagh Green
Their wages had been reduced again! Struggling to keep their families on the meager wages paid to agricultural labourers in England in 1833, George Loveless, his brother James, brother-inlaw Thomas Stanfield, and friends founded a legal union, the ...
The Story of Trui Straatman, a courageous believer in Christian Education by Ge Verhoog
The Flowering Almond Rod tells the story of an impoverished widow who felt strongly that the children her little Dutch village needed to learn to read. In the late 1800’s Harskamp did not have a school and even though the people were deeply ...
And the women whose lives he took by Susan McNicoll
The East End of London, England in the 1880’s became the setting for a series of murders committed by probably the most famous serial killer of all time, Jack the Ripper. The slaughters of five women caused outrage and panic throughout the nation. ...