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QUICKLY ABOUT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN GENERAL

  • Industrial revolution marks the period of development that transformed rural societies into industrialized, urban ones
  • Goods that had been previously crafted by hand started to be produced in mass quantities by machines in factories 
  • Steam power was the "game-changing" invention that started the Industrial Revolution from Britain

SECOND PERIOD OF INDUSTRIALIZATION

  • From the late 19th to early 20th century cities began to grow 
  • Rapid advances such as creation of steel, chemicals and electricity helped to mass produce consumer goods and weapons 
  • People started to move around with trains, cars and bicycles 
  • News spread via papers, radio and telegraph 
  • Industrial growth created wealthy entrepreneurs and comfortable middle class supported by workers who were mainly immigrants 

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DEMOCRATIZATION

  • A process in which a political regime becomes democratic
  • Democracy began to spread widely in the mid-20th century that made democracies the political rule and not the exception which it was before
  • The increased interest in democratization among policy makers, activists and academics made it stronger 
  • The goal was to increase the respect for human rights and it also gave economic security
  • Waves of democracy: 
    • First from 1826 to 1926
    • Second from 1943 to 1962
    • Third from 1974 -> 

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