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Russia vs. U.S. Industrialization

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on 26 February 2015

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Transcript of Russia vs. U.S. Industrialization

Our OBJECTIVE is to compare and contrast Industrial Revolution in the U.S. and Russia.
Decide if each statement is referring to the U.S. or Russia or Both.
1. Wealthy industrialists were viewed as heroes.
2. A major political party emerged to represent workers.
3. Labor strikes turned violent over treatment of workers.
4. Individual freedoms existed.
5. Industrial workers worked long hours, in poor conditions.
6. Government had total control of industrialization.
7. Land was cheap and home ownership was common.
8. Industrial workers lived in poor housing.
9. The middle class did NOT have a voice in politics.
White Boards Challenge
U.S., Russia or Both
Make a Venn Diagram based off the statements as Mr. Fox reviews the answers.
Compare and Contrast the Industrial Revolution in the United States to Russia
Communism
Capitalism
The government takes the cows, but provides people the milk.
You have 2 cows, sell one and buy a bull.
Communist Manifesto
Read and answer questions 1-4 SILENTLY. This is a challenging text that requires your full concentration.
Answer #5 & 6, by connecting to what you know from earlier.
Use Notes and Questions
1. Wealthy industrialists were viewed as heroes.
2. A major political party emerged to represent workers.
3. Labor strikes turned violent over treatment of workers.
4. Individual freedoms existed.
5. Industrial workers worked long hours, in poor conditions.
6. Government had total control of industrialization.
7. Land was cheap and home ownership was common.
8. Industrial workers lived in poor housing.
9. The middle class did NOT have a voice in politics.
U.S.
U.S.
U.S.
U.S.
Russia
Russia
Russia
Both
Both
By 1914
Industrial Leaders
36% of manufactured products.
Government Made It Easy
1) Free Land
2) Tax Breaks
3) Little Regulation
Tycoons
American Dream
HOW DID IT HAPPEN?
Social Classes Moving Apart
- 12 Hours Shifts
- Sharing Toilets
- Christmas & July 4th
Protests, Strikes and Unions
Socialism
WHY NOT?
- Segregation
- Cheap Land
- Owning Homes
- Bigger Middle Class
RUSSIA
CZARS!
- No Election
- No Parliament
- No Political Parties
SERFS
Slavery Until 1861
NO FREEDOM...
NO VOICE
Government makes change, not individuals
4th in the World
Conditions in Russia were WORSE than other places.
Only 5% of Population
No Legal Rights
13-Hour Work Day
Abuse by Boss
Lived in Barracks
No Unions
Canceled Taco Tuesdays
VIOLENT
Strikes in St. Petersburg and Moscow led to Reforms
LEGALIZED UNIONS
CONSTITUTION
DUMA
POLITICAL PARTIES
Not Enough
1,250,000 Workers Went On Strike
lED bOLSHEVIKS
cREATED a CoMMuNIST GOV
What are 3 topics you can compare?
#1 #2 #3
Write!
Grade!
Write!
Russia
U.S.
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