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Socialism

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

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