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 "The Deserted Village" is published by Oliver Goldsmith
 Thomas Malthus publishes "Essay on the Principle of Population"
 Industrialization spreads to areas like Northern France and Belgium.
 Zollverein is created in Central Europe
 Flora Tristan reported English Factories "lack clothing, bed, furniture, fuel, wholesome food--even potatoes!"
[1840s] The Great Hunger occurs
 Guilds were made illegal in Great Britain
 Charles Dickins publishes "Hard Times"
 Parliament passes a law establishing the first modern police force in London
Cholera kills some 150,000 people in France and Britain combined
 Louis Villerme connected living conditions to the spread of disease
 Tristan publishes "Worker's Union"
 Karl Marx publishes "The Communist Manifesto"
[1814-1815] The Congress of Vienna meets after Napoleon is deposed
 Decembrist Uprising occurs in Russia
 Britain abolishes slavery in its colonies
 Britain repeals corn laws
 Workers' Organizations are made legal in Great Britain
 Workers' Organizations legalized elsewhere
 The Grand National Consolidated Trades Union and the National Trades Union are founded in Great Britain and the U.S. respectively
 Luddites who lost jobs to power looms rampage and riot in Great Britain
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