Websites with more information on the Victorian Era & Suggestions for further reading...
"Women: Know Your Limits"
International Woman's Suffrage Timeline
"Beyond the Widening Sphere New Transatlantic Perspectives on Victorian Women"
Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood
The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
(searchable online version)
Information on Prairie Schooners
Information about the Conestoga Wagon
The Gold Rush & The Oregon Trail (courtesy of Idaho State University)
The Gold Rush (courtesy of PBS)
The Emigrants' Guide to Oregon and California by Lansford W. Hastings
Channel 4's Time Travellers Guide to Victorian Britain
Dictionary of Victorian London
The Victorian Web
A History of World's Fairs
The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Ideals of Womanhood in Victorian Britain (includes a quiz!)
The Victoria & Albert Museum (or V&A)