Kattie Lakin, 4th hour

There was a great advance in medicine during this time which led to more people surviving,There were more advances for plantings so not as many people were dying of starvation, there was better sanitation therefore not as many people were getting sick and possibly dying . The population also increased do to the amount of farm workers that were freed even if they didn’t want to be free.. Most notably, average income and population began to exhibit unprecedented sustained growth. In the two centuries following 1800, the world's average per capita income increased over 10-fold, while the world's population increased over 6-fold. For the first time in history, the living standards of the masses of ordinary people have begun to undergo sustained growth.

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