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                         Revolution
In 1801 the capital housed 17.9% of Britain’s population
In 1851 the capital housed 50% of Britain’s population

            50%



             25%
                                1851                     Since 1700, the population of London went up by at least
                      1801
                                                         500,000 every year until 1939, when the war started.
             0%

                                                      1,000,000

                                                       900,000

       8d                                              800,000
                                                        700,000
       7d
                                                       600,000
       6d                                              500,000
                                                       400,000
       5d
                                                       300,000
       4d                                              200,000

                                                        100,000
       3d

       2d                                                         1600   1700      1800

       1d                                                                        During the industrial revolution,
       0d
                                                                                 Less than one in 7 men could vote

                  THE FACTORY




                              Earnings in a factory
                              Adults to Kids

				
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