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ARKWRIGHT
water frame at the same time spinning jenny was invented
BENTHAM
public problems should be dealt w/on scientific basis
CARTWRIGHT
modern power loom
CHARTISM
agitation against poor laws; working class dissatisfied
COMBINATION ACTS
made trade unionism illegal
THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
Mark &Engles; basis of socialism; emancipation of women; abol. of family; middle class against working class
CORN LAWS
tariff on imported grain to protect domestic producers; didnt work; opposed by wealthy landowners
DISRAELI
extended vote to all middle class male workers
ENGLES
society's problems caused by capitalism and competition
FACTORY ACT OF 1833
factory workday for children 9-13 to 8hrs a day; outlawed child labor under 9; factory owners estab schools; destroyed family unit
FOURIER
criticized capitalism; wanted socialist utopia &emancipation of women
HARGREAVES
invented spinning jenny; simple &inexpensive
INDUSTRIALIZATION
cotton &iron; changed small businesses; use of horses instead of oxen; railroads
KAY
flying shuttle
LAISSEZ-FAIRE CAPITALISM
little governmental interference in economic affairs; Smith &Quesnay
MARX
father of socialism; emancipation of women; class struggles
NEWCOMEN
steam engine that used coal; inefficient
OWEN
hiring children; created mills
A PEOPLE'S CHARTER
called for universal suffrage payment of members of Parliament; annual elections; 6 main points
FIRST REFORM BILL
modified old political system by easing voting qualifications
SECOND REFORM BILL
conservatives &liberals trying to gain votes; conservatives extended vote to almost 1 millon people
TORY
political party in Britain controlled by aristocracy
UTOPIAN SOCIALISM
based on socialist ideals; Blanc &Fourier
WATT
made steam engine more effictient; steam=valuable source of power
WHIG
British party more responsive to commercial &manufacturing interests