What was it like to live in the 1800s?
Keeping this in view, what was it like to be rich in the 1800s?
Wealth in 1800 was owning land, which is pretty amazing. People who had a mansion were considered the "Gentry". They lived in luxury. The people who had money built amazing countryside mansions.
Similarly, what were houses like in the 1800s? Early Housing Many of these homes were "wattle and daub" homes. They had wooden frames which were filled in with sticks. The holes were then filled in with a sticky "daub" made from clay, mud, and grass. The roof was usually a thatched roof made from dried local grasses.
Also question is, what did people do for fun in the 1800s?
People in the 1800s played games, such as rocking, guessing games, word games, horses, trains, marbles and balls. Table games, such as Dominoes, were popular in the 1800s and are still played today. Backgammon, checkers and chess were popular with both adults and children.
What was life like for the poor in the 1800s?
|The Poor||The Wealthy|
|had few luxuries. ate food they could afford to buy worked long hours lived in damp, filthy conditions. Many children died of disease.||usually well fed, clean and well clothed. didn't need to work lived in big houses with servants went on holidays children had expensive toys children went to school|