Socialism: Definition & Leaders


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How did the poor working and living conditions impact political ideology during the Industrial Revolution of the 18th and 19th centuries?

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1. Mark and Tom are having a discussion about how the market should ideally function. Mark believes that the government should always step in and have a firm control over the entire process. Tom believes that the market should regulate itself, with barely any government intervention. Why is Tom's view closer to the liberal viewpoint?

2. How is the view of Robert Owen similar to that of Charles Fourier?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combination will demonstrate your understanding of socialism and its most prominent proponents.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test what you know on:

  • Liberal beliefs
  • How socialism achieved notoriety
  • Charles Fourier
  • Who created socialist communities in the United States and Scotland

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding socialism
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Fourier's impact
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as liberalism

Additional Learning

Get more information to improve your knowledge of this topic by looking at the lesson titled Socialism: Definition & Leaders This lesson will look at the following objectives:

  • Details the living conditions of the Industrial Revolution
  • Defines socialism
  • Explains the conflict between liberals and socialists
  • Covers the contributions of Fourier