Nineteenth Century: A Time of Major Changes and Development The nineteenth century was a time of major change and the development of various economic and social movements. Two of these developments were industrialism and urbanism, and the two developments were related in that industrialization and urbanization supported one another. The shift to a more industrial society in Europe and America was accompanied by an increase in urban populations as more and more people moved from rural to urban areas in order to work in the newly formed factories, and this massive shift in population created the large urban centers t hat would define modern civilization to this day even as the shift to an industrial society altered economic relations, added...The end:
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