Students can go through AP State Board 9th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 16 Social Protest Movements to understand and remember the concept easily.
AP State Board Syllabus 9th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 16 Social Protest Movements
→ Industrialization and the emergence of nation-states changed the lives of people in very basic ways.
→ In England, political protest against the harsh working conditions in factories kept increasing.
→ The workers expressed their anger and frustration in numerous forms of protest.
→ Socialism gained its importance. It demanded public control of resources. It opposed the concentration of wealth in few hands.
→ Thinkers like Plato and Thomas Moore were early thinkers.
→ Babeufbelieved in the abolition of private property and common enjoyment of land and its fruits.
→ Simon of France advocated for public control of property through central planning. He believed in building cooperative villages.
→ Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels asked workers to fight not only for better wages but for ending the capitalist system itself.
→ Many Indian thinkers were socialists.
→ Women did not have access to property or civil rights like voting etc.
→ They fought for their rights. Russian Revolution was the first to grant rights to all women in 1917. England gave rights to all women by 1928.
→ Even though legal equality was achieved, real equality still deludes women all over the world.
→ Socialism: Socialism is an economic system in which production and means of production are under the control of private persons.
→ Luddism: Luddism was a worker’s movement led by Ned Ludd.
→ Orienta lists: An orientalist is someone from the west who studies the language, culture, history, or customs of countries of east Asia i.e., Japan, China, etc.
→ Feminism: Feminism is the belief and aims that women should have the same rights – power and opportunities as men.
→ Capitalism: Capitalism is an economic system in which production and means of production are under the control of private people.
→ Revolutionaries: Revolutionaries are bodies of people which attempt to bring the desired change in the existing system of society.