What are the differences in professions of the eighteenth century to the jobs today?

Differences between present day jobs: Doctor, Lawyer, Pharmacist, Police, Firefighter Eighteenth century jobs: Preacher, Agriculture, Fishing, Export / import trade, Lumbering

Asked By: Priyanka C - 9/12/2006
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In the past, a doctor or lawyer or a pharmacisct could know everything that was know or seemed knowable about their field. Today, with vast oceans info, people have to specialize more. Police and firefighters also need a great deal more technical knoweldge than their eighteenth century counter parts... More
Answered By: rico9663 - 9/12/2006
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today is it a knowlewdge job, and in the eightteen a workjob
Answered By: hans o - 9/12/2006
Well, we still have all these professions in both centuries. It seems that we need more medical and law enforcement now then in the 18th century. We still need preachers, farmers, fishermen, and lumberjacks. It seems that no one wants to do this because there is no real money in it
Answered By: katlvr125 - 9/12/2006
Interesting that EVERY one of your examples, assigned to their century can be found in the OTHER century... More
Answered By: Vince M - 9/12/2006
I can only help you with some of the professions you mentioned but hopefully you might find this useful... More
Answered By: 3kewenay3 - 9/12/2006
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