The 1830s were years of great economic hardship in Europe. Explain how?
CBSE Class 10
CBSE Class 10 Social
2018-03-03 07:12:49 UTC
There was enormous increase in population all over Europe. In most countries there were more seekers of jobs than employment.
Population from rural areas migrated to the cities to live in overcrowded slums.
Small producers in towns were often faced with stiff competition from imports of cheap machine-made goods from England.
In those regions of Europe where the aristocracy still enjoyed power, peasants struggled under the burden of feudal dues and obligations.
The rise of food prices or a year of bad harvest led to widespread pauperism in town and country.