Social Impact In Europe

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1750, 1850, key to growth

the population of Europe was 140 million people in 1750

the population of Europe was 266 million people by 1850.

key growth: decline in death rates, wars and diseases.

1840's Irish potato famine

Irish depended on the potato for food. a fungus infected the crops and almost a million died. a million more people emigrated, many to the United Sates.

19th century

Cities and Towns grew dramatically.

The growth was directly related to industrialization.

London 1800

in 1800 Great Britain had one major city, London, with a population of about 1 million.