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ChAPTER 28 -- Part 12: The Emergence of Industrial Society
Ordinary people didn't put foreign affairs high on their election agendas as the West became more democratic.
The rise of the Ottoman empire made it almost entirely out of the Balkans and Germany complicated the growing but left many small states dissatisfied.
The impact of industrialization had links to the strains of Western society.
The West's established leaders continued to worry about social protest.
They wanted to distract the people.
When imperialist gains came easily, this procedure worked well.
German officials were afraid of the power of the socialists and wondered if war would help national unity.
British lead ers were beset by feminist dissent and labor unrest and failed to think through their own diplomatic options.
Military build ups were used for economic purposes by leaders.
Naval purchases and army equipment were vital to modern industry as it was pressed to sell the soaring output of its factories.
Mass newspapers helped shape a popular culture with stories of conquest and the evil of rival nations.
The Euro peans went to war in 1914 just a few years after celebrating a century of material progress and peace.
The troops were convinced that the war would be exciting.
The civilians draped their trains with flowers to celebrate their departure.
Almost everyone agreed that war had been terrible.
War's advent was a chance to get away from the disciplined stability of everyday life because of the complexity of industrial society.
Europe's revolutionary heritage was transformed by Europe's growing power during the 19th century.
European interests were pushed to every corner of the globe because of Imperialism and the redefinition of the world economy.
Liberalism, radicalism, and socialism expanded the Western spread beyond the boundaries of Europe and the settler societies.
They could be directed against the process of globalization.
The same power made changes in 19th-century Europe from its initial base.
In the 19th century, no society had ever been political or industrial change, which made the example repulsive.
Key changes can be seen by Robert B.
Political revolutions and the Industrial 3.
The patterns in 2 differed from the aspects of the settler societies.
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