A New View of Society Robert Owen

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Kristen Walsh Professor Ulricksen Utopian Visions March 31, 2010 A New View of Society: Robert Owen Scottish industrialist, Robert Owen tried to spread his ideas throughout the society. He believed that if the environment of the people was improved, so would the character of these people as well. He believed that the United States would be a good example to begin his new social system in because it was a new and growing nation. Owen had been previously known for his creation of a factory in Scotland that had sanitary housing, free education for all, and child labor restrictions. Owen wanted to create a cooperative community at New Harmony to have an equally balanced town. The objective of the New System of Society was to promise happiness for a good majority of the town’s people. His main strategy of achieving this would be from the equality of men and women. Owen attempts to create a society that will be able to sustain through the harshest of conditions. Robert Owen’s idea of a New System of Society consisted of equality among the men
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course POLSC 400 taught by Professor Fowler during the Spring '06 term at Roger Williams.

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