10.16- Jacksonian Radicalism

10.16- Jacksonian Radicalism - Jacksonian Radicalism I...

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10/16/08 Jacksonian Radicalism I. Jacksonianism and the Working Class: Orestes Brownson: Class Conflict and Christ -radical Jacksonian and first theorist of the working class - The Laboring Classes- 1840 -home-grown proto-neo-Marxist -p459- “one thing is certain…” -bitter assault on the factory system -solution: combination of Christian socialism wedded to independent fundamentalism -p456-“We are not ignorant of the fact…” -“vulgar” theory of surplus value -compares northern factory labor to southern slave labor -says southern slave labor is better than northern free wage labor -same argument used by southern apologists -plight of women under the capitalist system -p457-8- “The suffering of…females…someone who employs them…bills of mortality…strikingly…” -“she has worked in a factory is almost enough to damn…” -what is the solution? -not collectivism, but becoming an independent property owner -describes American working class ideology to this day -p459- “there must be…doomed to work…wages…proper age…”
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