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Study Guide 3/23/10 Producing, Selling, Spending: Industrialization and the Politics of Class Keywords: Adam Smith: philosopher && advocate of laissez-faire capitalism; The wealth of Nations (1776) Industrialization (be able to identify the causes) : population growth; demand && free trade Luddism/Luddites: movement of British textiles artisans who protested against the industrial revolution began in 1811 when luddites burned down factory machinery Division of labor: having an individual do one part of a product. The work is split between people instead of 1 artist completing it bourgeoisie (what values did the middle-classes embrace?) : embraced being with Domesticity: Women’s proper place is in the home “Cleanliness is next to godliness” Poor Law (1834) : workhouse was key feature; designed to provide welfare relief Liberalism: belief of liberty and equality Utopian socialism: believed in the perfectibility of the social and political order ; experimental communal societies provided blueprints for an ideal society Robert Owen: Social reformer, & one of the founders of socialism & the cooperative movement
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