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What aspects of life in the seventeenth-century England would you find the most different from life today? Select three or four concrete examples of life in the seventeenth century that seem unusual to you, and explain why you find the unusual.

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  1. No electricity
    No running water or flush toilets
    No central heating
    Lice and other insects crawling on people
    Diseases that kill people, especially children
    Women's restrictive clothing
    Mass illiteracy
    The only transportation is on foot or by horse
    Dull food with few if any imported fruits and vegetables
    Religious rigidity
    Social class system

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