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•  1840s: According to the census, the population of England numbers nearly 15 million people. Approximately 1.5 million—or 9 percent—live in London, the largest city in the world at this time.

•  Today: As of 2001, the population of England is 49 million people. London is the most populous city in Europe and is inhabited by more than 7 million people or roughly 7 percent of the British population.

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•  1840s: Personal communication is accomplished face-to-face or by letter-writing. Mass communication is achieved with newspapers, leaflets, and broadsides.

•  Today: Cell phones and email are popular ways to communicate. Letter-writing via the postal system is increasingly considered archaic and slow. Mass media is centered on the Internet, television, magazines, and newspapers.

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•  1840s: The population of England is largely Anglican. Small numbers of Jews and Roman Catholics also live in...

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