DVD 1. 17-18

DVD 1. 17-18 - Chapman h The Unfinished Nation Part 1,...

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Chapman The Unfinished Nation Part 1, episodes 17-18: Social order in the 19 th century according to the video is the basis of social order now. The idea of women spending their time at home and men working in the Capitalistic market to bring in the money, is still valid today. Some things however have not changed, take social classes for instance. We still have three social classes, the poor, the middle class, and the upper class. The dividing lines between these classes were drastically defined in the mid-nineteenth century. The industrialization process was beginning to occur and the lower classes were put to work in the factories in the rapidly expanding cities. The rich benefited from the labors of the poor and the poor stayed poor. I feel like even though we have made great progress towards true equality we still have the problem of the social class boundary. Women in the 19 th century (in the upper class) were spoiled. The men made their family a fortune and the women benefited from the wealth and resources to educate
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Wormer during the Spring '08 term at Boise State.

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DVD 1. 17-18 - Chapman h The Unfinished Nation Part 1,...

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