Parisian Or Viennese Citizen In 1900

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A Parisian or Viennese citizen in 1800 would have a difficulty recognizing his or her city in 1900 for several factors. The population growth during the time period was growing at an exponential rate. The streets, housing, sewer system, and working conditions were simply getting repulsive. The expansion of the population was growing at a higher rate than the city could grow upward or outward. At this time, there were no amenities such as the parks, clean sewer, and expansive boulevards that would come later. The straightforward reason that an 1800 Parisian or Viennese citizen would not recognize 1900 is due to the fact that all said person would see is people and
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