- Created by: Conor MacCarthy
- Created on: 31-05-13 17:23
- 11 million population.
- 80% living in country side.
- many babies died before first birthday.
- Life expectancy; 31-33
- 40 million. big rise in England.
- 75% in towns
- 18 deaths in 1000
- Life expectancy; 45-48
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- Everything travelled by water, first canal built in 1776.
- Roads- very bad (being improved)
- 20,000 miles of road lain in 1825
- L to E; 1 week by boat, 10-12 days by road.
- Railways operate everywhere- canals out of buissness
- Cars and bikes used
- L-E; 30 hours by boat, 46 by road; 9 by train.
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- Many children weren't schooled
- Newspapers, novels and players were popular
- Every parish had a school in Scotland
- 1825; Most children from upper class backgrounds went to school
- Elementary schools schooled the poor.
- School was compulsary for all 5-12 years old
- Many new unis were opened
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- Doctors didn't know about germs that caused diseases spreading (smallpox)
- Only simple operations were carried out
- 1850: Population was growing, many diseases were spreading (smallpox cure)
- Louis Pasteur discovered germs
- Vaccinations being made
- Anaesthetics were made
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- Parliment made the law for UK.
- Only 5% could vote
- George 2nd had less power then Kings in the 17 century
- Still only 5% can vote
- Demands for Parlement to be reformed
- Most men can now vote, the government improved working and living conditions.
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