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Not too bad if you had a job on a big estate, with a tied cottage, though you wouldn't get much chance to review your career options. Small farms did not provide much job security, so you were liable to be exploited.

In the later part of the century, peasants were under pressure to become industrial workers. In one way, this was an improvement, with opportunities to learn trades and crafts. But the psychological effects went deep. Working to the rhythm of the machines seemed unnatural, and much of the earlyindustrial unrest could be traced to this feeling of malaise.

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In the early 18th century, which was the early 1700s, the only inhabitants in Australia were the indigenous people, the Aborigines. There had been some influence on the northern Aborigines through trading with the Macassans, an Asian group of people who sought sea slugs as a delicacy. However, there had been insufficient contact with Europeans for them to have influenced the aboriginal people.

The land was untouched by Europeans, so the Aborigines were able to live as they had always lived. They hunted, fished and gathered native foods to eat. They were nomadic, moving from region to region as the seasons changed.

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wages were low for an average family.

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Life was very different during the 18th century than it is today. Medical science was almost non existent, and the average life expectancy was as low as 30 or 40 years old in some areas.

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