The year is 1851....

The country is changing. Families are moving from the countryside into the towns, looking for work and a better future.

London is overcrowded, with over half the population of Britian living there. The streets are filthy, disease is spreading and work is hard and poorly paid.

Welcome to the
Industrial Revolution.
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