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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on urbanization

Consequences of urbanization on European communities during the 19th Century.

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Consequences of urbanization on European communities during the 19th Century.
(a) Rural –urban migration by Africans looking for better opportunities led to increased crime levels and insecurity for the Europeans.
(b) Air pollution which also affected them.
(c) Creation of employment for the Europeans in the developing industries.
(d) Creation of markets for agricultural produce due to increased urban population.
(e) Europeans were deprived of cheap African labour as most of them moved to urban areas.


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