Growth of Population in Eighteenth Century England.
Account for the Growth of Population in Eighteenth Century England
During the Eighteenth Century Britain underwent an explosion in population of a magnitude unsurpassed anywhere else in Europe. When George I was crowned the population of Britain was estimated at 5.25 million. One Hundred years later this number had increased to the total of 10.25 million . But why did this huge increase in population occur? The answer can be found by observing the sociological and biological changes that occurred in Britain during this period. Specifically, the increase of fertility and marriage and the d…
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