The period 1750 to 1900 was tumultuous with new ideas spreading around the globe, as well as reactions to these ideas. In this Tutorial, you will be learning about the following "ism's".:
A. The ideological inspiration for economic changes lies in the development of capitalism and classical liberalism associated with Adam Smith and John Stuart Mill.
Pay special attention to the parts on classical liberalism and Utilitarianism.
A. In industrialized states, many workers organized themselves to improve working conditions, limit hours, and gain higher wages, while others opposed capitalist exploitation of workers by promoting alternative visions of society.
Example of alternative visions:
• Utopian socialism
A. Discontent with monarchist and imperial rule encouraged the development of political ideologies, including liberalism, socialism, and communism.