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102-9 -The Second Industrial Revolution

102-9 -The Second Industrial Revolution - Changing Social...

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The Second Industrial Revolution Key Elements: A. chemicals; B. electricity; C. oil; D. steel Effects: 1) new products 2) large-scale industry 3) growth in transportation network – ‘global’ market 4) population increase 5) emigration + increased urbanization 6) improvements in standard of living (urban workers) 7) Germany overtakes Britain as leading industrial power in Europe
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Unformatted text preview: Changing Social Pyramid: monarchs {uneasy with change} landed aristocracy {power ebbing, but still in key posts} bourgeoisie {wealth + power increasing} proletariat {expanding, conditions + power improving} peasantry {still important in East, but influence limited}...
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