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assembly line

new manufacturing method pioneered by Henry Ford in 1913. efficient

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mass production

larger and more efficient manufacturing of goods. allowed by assembly line.

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proletariat

working class (Marx came up with it)

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dictatorship

gov't in which a person or a small group has absolute power

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revisionist

Marxist who rejected the idea of violent revolution. argue that socialism could be achieved through parliamentary system.

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(a) generator

"In the 1870s, the first practical GENERATORS of electrical current were developed."

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(a) transform

"Electricity TRANSFORMED the factory as well."

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(a) emerge

"Socialist parties EMERGED after 1870, but their theory for a new society came largely from Karl Marx."

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(p) Thomas Edison

American. creation of lightbulb.

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(p) Alexander Graham Bell

invented telephone in 1876

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(p) Guglielmo Marconi

sent first radio waves across Atlantic in 1901

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(p) Karl Marx

influential theorist. {The Communist Manifesto} coauthor: Friedrich Engels.---denounce new economy, workers' revolution, oppressor v. oppressed, struggle-proletariat overthrow bourgeoisie, dictatorship creates socialist economy, classless society

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(pl) the Netherlands

part of advanced industrialized European nations---as result of Second Industrial Revolution

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(pl) Spain

part of largely agricultural and lower standard living European nations---as a result of Second Industrial Revolution

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(pl) Portugal

part of largely agricultural and lower standard living European nations---as a result of Second Industrial Revolution

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(pl) Russia

part of largely agricultural and lower standard living European nations---as a result of Second Industrial Revolution

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(pl) Austria-Hungary

part of largely agricultural and lower standard living European nations---as a result of Second Industrial Revolution