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Unformatted text preview: living standards How They Are Related-som: the means of production became the people the those who controlled those means were the capitalists of the middle class-Industrial Revolution created an amount of wealth that seemed to be limitless-saw the “bourgeoisie” rise to economic and political power as well the rise of capitalism and trade-much of the old peasant society was drafted into the factories.-created a huge difference in wealth among classes-huge difference in political rights such as voting and political “pull” on national issues-huge rise Romanticism and Marxism led to ideas of a classless society -although many countries have tried to eliminate class struggle through Communism, it hasn’t worked to this day...
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course HIS 004C taught by Professor Margadant during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '08
- Middle Ages