SPANISH SOCIETY IN THE 19th CENTURY
EARLY CONTEMPORARY TIMES
Economy and industrialitation:
Most of population still worked in the fields.England or Germany used machinery.
Railway didn't appear until the second half of the century.
Steam locomotive and steamship,the main forms of transport.First train line ,Barcelona and Mataró.1848.
The Industrial Revolution brought serious problems harsh working conditions and child explotation in factories.In rural areas.the peasants lived in extreme poverty.Political demands of the working classes.
New social classes and the bourgeoisie were now the upper class.Lived in modern neighbourhoods called ensanches.Poor neighbourhoods with lower classes like factory workers live here.
Coal caused serious pollution.