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‘As London grew, crime flourished’. Substantiate the statement with three facts.

Answer :

(1) In the nineteenth century, London progressed in all aspects of life but every good have a negative side also.

(2) With the Industrial Revolution, textile mills, factories started to shoot up in London and this situation attracted migrants from rural areas and other regions. It became the city of shopkeepers, patricians, soldiers etc. and at the same time, not every migrant could be offered jobs in the developing city of London.

(3) This led to an exploding situation and resulted in an increased crime rate and criminal activities persisted along with the growth of London city.

(4) Poor migrants were not able to meet their needs therefore, they started committing either Even unemployed people were considered as criminals by London police.

(5) The crime was considered more profitable than labouring in small underpaid factories. Pick-pocketing and stealing seemed lucrative than being labour.

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