Socially they suffered by the outburst of religious animosity.
It was not yet socially safe to be a confessed religious sceptic.
Though not for many years a financial success, the Inter-Colonial railway, which was opened in 1876, has in a marked way fulfilled its object by binding together socially and industrially widely separated portions of the Dominion.
Once in a while they did things together socially, usually to fulfill mandated coupling at necessary functions and seldom for the entertainment of either.
Economically and socially the crusades had disastrous effects upon the Jews.