society for good because even when the men came home from war the women still

Society for good because even when the men came home

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society for good, because even when the men came home from war, the women still kept these jobs and were eventually granted the right to vote. WWI was considered a modern war, mainly because moral progress didn’t keep up with technological process. The length of the war was modern, as opposed to previous wars in history when there were short wars (as WWI was expected to be) and was face to face. There were new weapons, such as machine guns and artilleries, instead of the weapons in previous wars. This war was more movable, due to the creation of modern railroads, which created a better form of transportation. This war was a shock to not only the soldiers, but also the countries. It was truly the first modern war, as well as total war, resulting in a huge, psychological shock for Western citizens. The effects extended far beyond the devastated landscapes of the Western Front, and of the 70 million men who were mobilized, nearly 9 million were killed. This time was considered the “lost generation”—for clear and obvious causes. 3. Governments and political systems are rarely perfect or static; nor can even authoritarian governments ignore completely or for long the wishes and interests of their subjects, for the test of any government is its capacity to adapt to change and new conditions. Discuss the validity of this statement in the context of the histories of England, France, and either Germany or Russia in the period between 1815 and 1914.
Chapters 22 and mostly 23, Disraeli and Gladstone, rise of the middle class The old day version of the democratic and republican parties in America Disraeli: conservative Gladstone: interested in social reform Both however were interested in the upper middle class Offered moderate programs that appealed to the widening electorate This British government adapted to new voters’ concern Example: legalize trade unions, providing education Germany o Bismark in his rule changed his stance depending on the popular class at that time Example: He launched an anti-Catholic campaign to strengthen ties with liberal factions with his interest This backfired and he switched his stance by including agriculture and industrial interests to go with the Catholic party which was in power France o Throughout the 19 th century France undergoes three different governments Each one following a revolution by the popular class o France shows the validy in this statement because when the government did not adapt and change to the time, it was kicked out and replaced by one that fit the conditions of that time 4. The Industrial Revolution has been called “the long revolution,” and although some historians object to the use of the term “revolution” to describe it, the impact of industrialism on most aspects of 19 th century European or Western civilization was indeed revolutionary. Explain and exemplify.

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