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Romantic Era - Gontesky

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Age of Industry
The romantic age was also called this..
Romantic Period
Most influential era
Revolution!
Factors of production
Land, labor, entreprenuership
Improved Steam engine
Breakthrough invention
James Watt (1769)
Steamboat
Robert fulton 1807
Stephenson Steam locomotive
1825
use spread throughout america and europe
Textile industry
one person instead of five
cotton gin
factory system
sewing machine
Telegraph
Samuel Morse (1832)
Transatlantic Cable
Foundation of telephone (1876)
Malthusian Theory
1798
Population increase - not enough food (supply and demand)
Seed drill
1830's
Jethro Tull
Reaper
Cyrus McCormick
1840's
Steel Plow
John Deere
Bessemer Process
Coal and Iron into steel
Construction revolution
Skyscrapers
Home insurance building
New york equitable life building
Louis Sullivan
"Form ever follows function"
Father of modern skyscraper
wainwright building
Capitalism
Economic Social System
Individual controls means of production
Private business
Socialism
Karl Marx
Friedrich engels
Haves vs. Have nots
Communism
4 stages
revolution
dicatorship of proletariat
Socialism
pure communism
Romanticism
Artistic
literary
intellectual
escape from modern realities
Workers & Condition
Factories
Low wages
14 hours/day
6 days a week
abuse of workers
Rising up
John stuart mill - government should protect
laws passed: limit on child labor 8 & up
under 13 years old : less than 8 hours a day