Spanish society in the 19th century
Economy and industrialisation
Most of the populationstill worked in the fields. England or Germany used machinery.
Railway, didn´t appear until the second half of the century.
The Industrial Revolution brought serious social problems harsh working conditions and child explotation. In rural areas, the peasants lived in extreme povorty. Politicals demands of the working class.
Locomotive and steamship, forms of transport. First train line, between Barcelona and Mataró, until 1848.
Coal caused serious polution.
Poor neighbourhoods with bad living conditions. The poorest lower classes lived here.