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The Age of Progress: Demographic Expansion Europe: 1871-1914 +n150 million people Germany: 1800-`9`0 49m – 65m (+16m) Decline of agrarian world: England:10% agrarian population France: 40% agrarian population Second Industrial Revolution (1880s): Geographically broad-based International competition Technological revolution Structural ‘big business’ Consumer goods Tertiary sector (sector of office work) Government: Constitutional monarchies Near male universal suffrage
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Social Structure: Landscaping Aristocracy: Working Classes
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Unformatted text preview: Trade union membership (1900): Britain 3m Germany 1.5 m France 1m Middle Classes: Who were the middle classes? Artisans, Craftsmen, Shopkeepers Managers of large corporations Free Professions White collar workers Women in the belle époque: Bourgeoisie ideal Working women: Most common Challenges to Liberalism: Great Depression (1873-1896) Sots Catholics Rejections of Liberalism: Anarchism Racism-Social Darwinism Political Anti-Semitism The Dreyfus Affair Dreyfusards vs anti-dreyfusards...
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