"European Civilization : Created by the masses" --19th Century ideologies,1920's -1930's dictatorships,aftermath of the World Wars.

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-Over view- This 12 page paper reviews 19th century ideologies (political and economical). Reviews France and Britian during the French and Industrial Revolution periods. Talks about WW1 and the crisis it presented, also the breakdown in European Order thru invoked treaties. It goes over 1920's-1930's dictatorships leading to WW2. Then a summary of Capitalism,Communism,and Socialism trying to mesh. This Paper also references afew facts from my essay "Industrial Revolution: From Blood and Iron", since they were so closely related.




Civilization has been driven by three major embodiments: Politics, Society, and Economics. All three are set to where they feed into each other in a cycle. Civilization was also massively driven by ideologies, especially once we reached the eighteenth and nineteenth century. In social/political standpoint: Nationalism, Conservatism, Liberalism, and Socialism were the main ideologies represented. Economically, Capitalism and Imperialism were heavily developed.

Nationalism, where every "people" forms a nation based on a common culture, language, and heritage. Conservatism, where a stable nation is based from a hierarchy and personal freedom/equality are not included in its "stability". Liberalism is where people are free to make decisions without involvement from a hierarchy. Socialism is a state where people are equal and receive equal benefit from its nation's economy.

All of these ideologies were somehow represented and developed throughout the nineteenth century. These ideologies fused with religion were able shape and destroy

many countries into an economical powerhouse, or a dissident nation on a downward spiral. What was most

apparent of the civilizations in Europe were its classes struggling for dominance or recognition.

France emerged showing the greatest change of relationship between classes from the nineteenth century. This country had seen many revolutions, and gone through many governmental changes. This country had quite possibly...