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Unformatted text preview: 3-18-09Som and CommunismIntroductionEmerged b/w 1815 and 1848 because people felt bad for people who were affected by the so Indus rev.Som (Utopian)Som reflects conditions of this timeCommon ideasoEconomic system was unjustoLook at slideExamplesoHenri de Saint-Simon (1760-1825)Said that Indus Rev was good but had to be controlledSocial engineers would control development of industry for the good of all1stadvocate of a planned societyoCharles Fourier, 1772-1837IR was not necessarily goodGoal of society should be harmony, not progressPeople should live in ideal communities of 1620 people eachTry to make work very fun. Ex. Kids would be trash men and dress in clown suits and ride Shetland poniesSet up:Brook Farm in Massachusetts oRobert Owen, 1771-1858Factory ownerCreated model community for his workersPaid wellBuilt schoolsLimited working hoursCurbed viceMade even greater profitsLess absence, quitters, and laziness...
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2010 for the course HIST 003 taught by Professor Roider during the Fall '09 term at LSU.
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