Ways of the World; Chapter 18 Vocabulary

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Alain Estrada, Jacob Ooton

Steam Engine

Provided a limitless source of inanimate power; made machinery faster and more efficient; made railroad and ocean travel faster

Indian Cotton Textiles

Absolutely decimated by the fast production of industrialized Great Britain; it took 500 hours to make the same amount of textiles that it took Great Britain 8 minutes to make

British Royal Society

Est. 1660; Association of Natural Philosophers; responsible for giving Great Britain that unique quality of having a closely connected nobility and merchant class

Middle-Class Values

Believed in private property, free trade, and limited social reform; largely a conservative belief system; Samuel Smile, "Self-Help"; women have distinct roles in the home and family

Lower Middle class

Service sector; included mostly women working jobs like seamstresses

Karl Marx

Political theorist credited for creating the idea of socialism and theorized communism; a result of capitalism

Labour Party

Working class political party specific to Great Britain.

Proletariat

these were the artist class of Europe they were anti-revolution and were attempting to break machines at the factories

Socialism in America

We never see socialism in the United states because we have so many different ways to make our lives. This would have been very hard to bring across in america do to manifest destiny and greed.

Progressives

The "more successful" reformists of the American industrial revolution; pushed for wage and hour legislation; better sanitation; antitrust laws, and more government intervention.

Russian Revolutions

Continued to be an absolute monarchy through the revolutions, more focused on the military as where others were concerned for industies high growing middle class during industrilization

Latin American Export

Latin American countries became very export oriented after they were politically and socially decimated

Caudillos

Strong military leaders in Latin America that were constantly overthrowing each other

Mexican Revolution

1821-1823; the People of mexico fought for independce from spain and later found themselves free due to napoleon they then become a republic and start there new way of life as an indpendent country

Dependent development

Form of colonialism shown by the Brazilian rubber industry; power derives from foreign investment

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