Summary

Work, Life And Leisure of Class 10

Individualism: A theory which promotes the liberty, rights or independent action of the individual, rather than of the community.

Philanthropist: Someone who works for social upliftment and charity, donating time and money for the purpose.

Tenement: A run-down and often overcrowded apartment house, especially in a poor section of large city.

London Season: An annual show where several cultural events were organized for an elite groups.

London Underground: Railway opened on January 10,1863 between Paddington and Farrington street in London.

Russian Revolution: Took place in Russia. The czar was overthrown, the communist party took over control and established the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

Temperance movement: A largely middle class-led social reform movement which emerged in Britain and America in the 19th century. It identified alcoholism as the cause of the ruin of families and social and aimed at reducing the consumption of alcoholic drinks, particular among the working classes.

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