Toward the Modern Era

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Toward the Modern Era 1870-1914 A. The Cultural Climate – Growing Unrest The culture of Western Europe and the U.S. was in a contrast: New and exciting: new governments replacing old monarchies, new discoveries in science and technology improved standards of living for many. Also existed a time of despair: working conditions in industry was bad, living conditions for many were poor and the uncertainty of the future
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Unformatted text preview: with all the new elements brought into the world. Thus a mood of doom and gloom, or uncertainty, affected all Western Culture and some of the major reasons are as follows: 1. Growth of Democracy 2. Scientific Progress Medicine Transportation 3. Management vs. Labor 4. Challenge to Religion...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course HUMANITIES 2250 taught by Professor Genem.adams during the Spring '07 term at Valencia.

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