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Raw materials supplied by nature
more than enough; plentiful
to change for the better
to limit the amount of something
To think, act, or be against; resist.
a political theory derived from Karl Marx, advocating class war and leading to a society in which all property is publicly owned and each person works and is paid according to their abilities and needs.
regulations regarding the removal of waste products
Idea that government should play as small a role as possible in economic affairs.
Laissez-faire economic policy
Theory that opposes governmental interference in economic affairs beyond what is necessary to protect life and property.
the right of all adults to vote for their representatives.
A strong feeling of pride in and devotion to one's country
the process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.
The application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes -- for example the use of machines & computers,
migration of peoples
developing nations from rural to urban - attempt to move from developing to industrialized - leads to guest workers and conflict between immigrants and Nativists
to take as one's own
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
unemployment caused by technological developments or automation that make some workers' skills obsolete
Labor Unions and Strikes
Labor unions were groups of workers who wanted to obtain better working conditions, strikes were held in order to obtain such conditions.
An economic system based on private property and free enterprise.
unfairness or something being unequal
a formal request for government action
A system in which society, usually in the form of the government, owns and controls the means of production.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
Wrote the Communist Manifesto
Communist Manifesto (1848)
Book that detailed a plan to overthrow the bourgeois and replace them with a classless society.
the middle class, including merchants, industrialists, and professional people
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