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Unformatted text preview: New class of industrial workers Industrial revolution Farming took a scientific approach mechanization, steam power, etc. o Loss of jobs in rural areas to the machines o Urbanization occurred as a result Farmers had little in common with the rest of a nation in Europe o Nation-states were just forming at the time o Separations of culture, solidarity, and sometimes language The differences between people were now being broken down and a sense of unity was created among the working class Byproduct of Industrial Rev . the creation of a working class identity The separation was reinforced by the division of social classes by neighborhoods (an area for the working class and an area for the aristocracy) The Bourgeoisie made an attempt to separate themselves from the working class o Manual labor vs. white-collar workers o Same pay was often distributed o Class segregation Working class gets the right to vote for the first time sense of importance, realization of a possible working class utopia Sot parties (dominated by Marxist ideology) appealed to the working class o Sots tried to create the working class consciousness of the proletariat...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ISS 315 taught by Professor Hussain during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08