Explain six social effects of the industrial revolution in Europe during the 18th century
Many people migrated to towns to look for jobs leading to overcrowding
Increased population in towns led to shortage of houses thereby resulting to the development of slums
There was poor sanitation which made people to suffer from various diseases
The factories emitted pollutants into the air, water and land thus affecting in people health
Those who did not secure employment in the industrial town engaged in crime and other social evils.
Industrial revolution led to social stratification where the poor were Discriminated by the rich
Women and children were exploited because they worked for long hours for little pay.
Trade union developed in order to fight for the rights of industrial workers to settle industrial disputes.
Due to long working schedules,some industrial workers neglected their homes leading to family breakups