Urbanization

Cities are an awful and dangerous place to live

What Is It?

Changes in factory work demanded more workers. Since there was barely any pay involved with farm work many people migrated into the cities. Almost over night small and quiet market towns became huge overpopulated cities. The population in 17,000 in the 1750's to 40,000 by 1780 and even more in 1801 with 70,000


Living Conditions

A family of ten living in a cramped attic