How Did The Steam Engine And Locomotive Change European Society

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The steam engine and locomotive had major effects on europian economy, and society. Some were good, and some were bad, as these major technological breakthroughs transformed European Society. Even today economics are present due to the impact peter coopers inventions had back then, which is why they are such big turning points in history. The railroad rapidly spread and quickly improved transportation by making it much faster. The railroad created new jobs, which made people have to move to the cities of london to find work. The population of london mor then doubled. The railroad changed society from the small tight knit towns where textile production and agriculture were the main jobs, into cities with more jobs to choice from. The steam
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