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The term 'labor aristocracy' in this text refers to...
This was the union of skilled workers in the working classes that had a set behavioral code. They were usually run by construction bosses and factory foremen
What did the the improved economic conditions in the 19th century lead to?
The expectation that married women would not work outside the home.
What was the flaw in Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's theory of evolution?
The inheritance of acquired characteristics.
As the 19th century progressed, the upper middle class tended to merge with who?
The old aristocracy
According to the text, what was one of the social functions of the "labor aristocracy's" strict moral codes?
To maintain their unstable social and economic position.
In the Balkans, how did the white-collar workers separate themselves from those who worked with their hands?
The grew their fingernails out to extreme lengths.
What was most responsible for the poor conditions in early industrial cities?
Ignorance and The Lagacy of Rural Housing Conditions
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