Pros & Cons of the Industrial Revolution…. Pros? Cons?

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Pros & Cons of the Industrial Revolution. Pros? Cons? Slide 2 Karl Marx German Journalist, economist, political theorist, Intellectual. Socialist Reformer Developed an economic system known as Marxism. Marx was never poor, but her made little money off of his ideas. He was an entrepreneur in thought and economics Slide 3 Friedrich Engels German Entrepreneur and political Theorists Befriended Marx and helped create, The Communist Manifesto. Financially supported Marxs ideas and work. Slide 4 The Communist Manifesto 1848: Economic forces dominate Society Who is the Communist Manifesto's target audience? Today known as one of the world's most influential Political theories. Slide 5 Radical Socialism: Marxism Division between classes: The bourgeoisie vs. the proletariat. Bourgeoisie: Proletariat: The wealthy________, while the poor _________. Slide 6 Marxs Fear of the Future There will be a _____________ ! The __________ (rich) would overthrow the _________ (poor). Marx The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries unite! Slide 7 Factories would drive artisans out of business Workers would form equality by sharing the profits Eventually, after cooperative living and education the government would turn into a classless society, comprised of equality. Marxs Road to Marxism/Communisms Slide 8 True or False (according to Marx) ___ The industrial society replaced feudalism, Lords=Business Owners and Surfs=Workers. ___ The Communist Manifesto portrayed Marxs thoughts that society has always been divided into classes. ___ The proletariat (the poor) have a lot to lose if they revolt. ___ The proletariat own the means of production. ___ Marx believed that the capitalist system would eventually destroy itself. ___Marx believed that economics were the dominant force in society. ___ The proletariat, although poor, worked under great working conditions. Slide 9 Create Your Own Manifesto! Groups of 2 or 3: Group 1: Write an Introduction (What is the problem? How do you know its a problem?) Group 2: A Set of Principles or Belief Statements (I/We think that.) that should help resolve the problem Group 3: A Conclusion (What the desired outcome is)