Socialist Party of America

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  • Fordism: The Progressive Era

    workers with high wages. However, this system was efficient due to the reasoning that his workers must be able to afford the goods turned out by American factories. Seventeenth Amendment- The Progressive Era was a time of many changes in the political process. Democracy improved due to the Seventeenth Amendment, by creating a adoption of the popular election of judges and primary election among political parties on a large scale. The Seventeenth Amendment was a progressive reform…

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  • Helen Keller: The Struggle For Women's Rights

    She spoke and wrote in support of women’s rights and other liberal causes. She strongly backed the United States’ entry into World War II in 1940 although she was an advocate for peace. Her strong belief in peace was one of the reasons why she became a huge supporter of socialist politics. She had very strong opinions on politics and social issues. She spoke out about women’s suffrage, pacifism, and birth control. Originally, the media was very nice and supportive of Helen Keller. They loved her…

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  • Hardships And Injustices In The Jungle By Upton Sinclair

    Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle intends to expose the hardships and corruptions that occurred in America during the early 1900’s in industrial cities such as Chicago. Sinclair does this by creating fictional characters to represent the average working family in this time period, such as Jurgis Rudkus and his family, who are the main characters in the novel. Jurgis and his family experience many injustices after traveling from Lithuania to America and Sinclair uses these experiences to reveal…

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  • The Fluidity Of War In Louisa Thomas's Conscience

    Louisa Thomas’ book Conscience detailing the lives of her relatives leading up to and during World War I is a tale which reveals the effects that war and a changing era have on faith, loyalty, and a person’s conscience. While the plot is told in relation to the life of Norman Thomas, a man who began the war as a minister and ended it as a socialist and pacifist, the other characters are integral in relaying the central themes. Throughout the book, the reader can follow Norman Thomas’ changing…

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  • Free Education Pros And Cons

    Unfortunately, Sanders wants to use it in a way that will cripple America and remove the title of “World Power”. The cons of socialism outweigh the pros and it will lead America to inevitable doom. Socialism is an interesting concept; one which many other countries have implemented into their government throughout the world. Socialists believe that the economy and society of their countries should be ran more openly while at the same time becoming more isolated with foreign. This would…

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  • The Jungle Symbolism Essay

    In the early 1900’s, many immigrants moved to America with hopes that they could live freely and work to have a better life. The Jungle, written by Upton Sinclair, is about a Lithuanian family who worked in the Chicago Stockyards and discovered the true horrors of working in the meatpacking plants. The theme in Upton Sinclair’s book, The Jungle, reveals how much damage capitalism caused and the effect that capitalism had on people. As the main character goes throughout life, he is constantly…

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  • Socialism And Capitalism In The Jungle By Upton Sinclair

    The Jungle written by American author, Upton Sinclair portrays a life of immigrants in 1906 Chicago. The work, a “muckraking” account of unsanitary conditions that were placed in Chicago stockyards quickly established itself in industrial capitalism and became one of the most groundbreaking novels of the age. The Jungle was written in such a devastating time period, when Theodore Roosevelt became President in 1901, and America was deeply divided by extreme wealth and poverty. The rapid…

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  • Helen Keller: A New Way Of Life

    Sullivan. As she was writing her books, she gained a strong insight and belief in Socialism. Helen became a national supporter and follower of socialism and later identified herself as a socialist. Because of her strong beliefs in this system, she wrote articles and column in newspapers which gained the support of people. “In 1908, she was pulled towards Socialism when she read H.G. Wells’s ‘New Worlds for Old’.” (2) She continued to read books on Socialism and created her own…

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  • Margaret Sanger Influence

    Margaret Sanger was a huge contributor to making birth control a necessity today. In the last 100 years things have been much different. 100 years ago a ‘natural’ family size would be 11-18 children per women. This rapid and social change can be traced back to the life work of Margaret Sanger. Sanger used her own strategies, by becoming a public nuisance, by interfering with the Catholic Church, the United States judiciary, and the Marxist party. Sangers also became politically active and used…

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  • What Was Socialism And What Comes Next Analysis

    with fathers or a father-like figure. Some good. Some bad. We loved them some days. We hated them other days. However, no matter whether or not they were a good father, the ideal father or father figure was able to provide for us as children. They housed us, fed us, clothed us, took care of us when we were sick, and helped us with our problems. Our fathers provided for us and, for the most part, knew what the best was for us in regards to care and other personal matters. The Soviet government…

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