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    • Socialism
      By Brendan Hart
    • Socialism Overview
      People as a whole would operate the means of production
      Farms, factories, and railways
      End poverty and injustice
      Hated capitalistic thoughts
      Government intervention with
      economic affairs
      Social and Economic Justice and Equality
    • Attaining Socialism
      Return to “Non-Industrial Ways”
      Valued Organization, Control, Leadership
      Role of Government
      Just Welfare State
      Responsibility for Key Benefits
      Dictator Government
      Destroy Capitalistic Society
      Socialism  Moral Human Society
      Happiness, Community, Equality
    • Socialism Origins
      Enlightenment
      Progress for Human Nature
      Concern for Justice
      Rousseau
      Industrial Revolution
      Community Ownership = No More Wealth/Poverty
      Protect Working Class
      Labor Unions
    • Early Socialism
      Robert Owen
      Set up a model Socialist Community
      Sharing Property  Harmony and Progress
      No Competition and Conflict (Capitalism)
      Encouraged Labor Unions
    • Socialism Advances
      Labor Unions and Organizations Form
      Industrial Revolution + Democratic Reform in Britain
      Attack Bourgeoisie + Capitalistic Ways
      Chartism Movement
      All of Britain's Workers Gained Rights
      Universal Man Suffrage
      Workers Joined Together to create Community
    • Karl Marx
      German Philosopher
      Invented “Scientific Socialism”
      Based on a scientific study of history
      The Most Radical Form of Socialism
      Goal: Workers Unite
      Create an international movement of Socialism
      Violent Overthrow of the Traditional Monarchs
    • The Communist Manifesto
      Mark’s Written Pamphlet about “Scientific Socialism”
      Theory – The struggle between the two classes of society (bourgeoisie and proletariat) was the driving force in history
      Proletariat would rise up in revolution and overthrow society
      Gain control of Means of Production
      Class Distinctions and Troubles Would be Erased
      Government Would Not be Necessary
    • Communism
      Karl Marx’s theory was later to be know as Communism
      Wanted a International Revolution of Communism
      “Working men of all countries, unite”
      Nationalism Prevailed and Capitalism became more popular
      Communism Spread to Countries Like Russia and China
      Now known as when a small group of elites have complete control over the government
    • Socialism in 21st Century
      Socialism has Evolved
      Rights
      Minimal Standards of Living
      Health Care
      Education
      Funded by Taxes
    • Modern Socialism
      Redistribution of Wealth in Capitalist Government
      Money goes to Government Programs
      More Taxes = More Socialism
    • The End