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Transcript of Utopian Socialism
equality for everyone, but also governed by reason
lost generation living in harmony
Failed Utopian socialist societies
The French Revolution
Reign of Terror=failed
- socialism based on a belief that social ownership of the means of production can be achieved by voluntary and peaceful surrender of their holdings by propertied groups
Steps to Succeed
1.Rid of Struggle and Government
2.Promise the people a good outcome, so they agree with getting rid of the government
3.Persuade the people
Violence will most likely not work
4. The minority that disagree cannot be part of the society
Note: It only works for a small society.
town in Indiana in 1800s
failed because they were competing with capitalist societies which were more efficient
first seemed successful
Characteristics of Utopian Societies
multiple socialist experiments in Scotland and United States
-everyone is equal
- everyone has access to education, healthcare, employment, and
a safe environment
Successful Utopian Experiments
1. Unite together
2. Overthrow class structure
3. Creates no government without class struggle
4. With no government, inequality or struggle life is harmonious in a perfect utopian society
Nina Bonkat, Alisha Khambati, Austin Osagie, Varun
Kutirakulam, Aaron Kovanda and Brandon Gonzalez
reforms for education and factory
cotton manufacturing mill town
focused on improving strategy (New Harmony)
in favor of private ownership
market exchange is a moral right=
freedom and liberty
no individual diversity
hard to make completely equal society
one of the most successful
live by four tenets
founded in 1770 by Ann Lee
equal both spiritually and physically
founded in 1827 by Joseph Smith
strong sense of community
importance of family
prospering near Salt Lake City
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