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School: Auburn University
Department: History
Course: World History II
Professor: Michael Smith
Term: Spring 2016
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Name: Test 2 Notes
Description: These are the notes needed to take Test 2. It covers the industrial Age along with the enlightenment period with in it
Uploaded: 03/10/2016
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background image Friday, February 12, 2016 Test 2 British India   - Religion was a justification for Empire  - Charles Darwin: Survival of the Fittest, spawns scientific racism  - Rudyard Kipling: “The White Man’s Burden” : British man born in India  - Concept of British Superiority was put on from Birth in with their alphabet  - The Second root of frustration was with the Entrance exam for the Indian National 
Congress, the exam took place in London and only one Indian Man was on the 
Council 
- Resolution 4 called for the entrance exam to be given in India and London and for the 
test to be the same so no manipulation can happen 
- Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948): Served on the INC, looked to help gain India 
independence, Study in London but returned to India, Felt that the glass ceiling 
applied to him also 
- Another important event: The Massacre at Amritsar (April 1919): Troops opened fire 
on protester due to the British using a piece legislature of Anti-Terrorism to justify it
- A year after Gandhi formed his non cooperation unit to gain India’s independence - 1. - 2. Economic Independence: His realizes that the British were using India for its 
resources, called for the people to rely on their on manufacturing to survive 
- He also focused on salt because it was so heavily taxed  - 1947 India was given independence and Pakistan was created  - it was called Gandhi’s heartbreak: The Partition  The Victorian Era   - Coincides with the reign of Queen Victoria - Values: Empire, Science, Hard Work, Progress, Stability, Material, Prosperity, 
Christian morality, Social Reform
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background image Friday, February 12, 2016 - Crucial for understanding the sense of nationalism during WWI - The Murder of Helen Jewett: Skull had three large gashes and half the body was 
burnt, A jury of peers was formed to observe the crime scene. Robinson was put to 
trial but was not guilty.
- Scientific Advancements: Second Industrial Rev. - Urban Reforms: public health, housing  - New Rights: education, labor, vote  - Mass Leisure: Museums,sports,theatre, fiction : as a result of the creation of the 8 
hour work day 
- Creation of modern consumer: department store - RISE OF NATIONALISM  Second Industrial Rev. Electricity : Steel:  Chemicals Petrolium  Inventions: Thomas Edison’s Light Bulb, Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone, Wright 
Brothers
Henry Ford’s Assembly line changed the way of production. Made a faster product and 
was important because it made a car more accessible because it was cheaper 
Chemistry and Medicine: Great Britain did not invest in  Saw a sway away from herbal remedies and a much cheaper product  Medicine begin to appear to for every disease and was more price affordable  Victorian Era: Social reform London Population 1850: 2.7 m 1900: 6.6 m Due to housing reform  Education Act: Made it mandatory for education between ages of 6-12, it was state 
financed so it was free 
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background image Friday, February 12, 2016 boys would receive a more liberal education girls would receive less math no science and more domestic skill courses  Gender Division in Education  Public Heath Act: Meant to deal with public health crisis, All new construction must have 
running water and internal drainage: Created public sewage system 
Housing Act (1890): Inspectors had free reign to inspect, also could fine land lords,  Friedrich Engels: Karl Marx: Communist Manifesto: argued that the history of society is a class struggle, 
Class Struggle was needed for change. Outcomes: Classes Society, Progress and 
greater wealth for all.
Their message was exciting to workers because it gave them meaning   Reforms in the Realm of Work: Unemployment Insurance, Minimum Wage, Extension of 
voting rights, 8 hour workday, Weekends/Holidays 
Women Wage Work: Teachers 2/3 Women, Seamstresses, Secretarial Work, Sales 
Clerk 
The Passionless Ideal: That women should not focus on men but on their own self worth 
and career and that a perfect will happen if she focuses on herself first 
The New Woman: Out in Public, Independent, Single, Employed, Mobility, Power, 
Delayed Marriage
Typewriter Girl: Becomes a female world where they would be pay less than men  Flower Girls: Poor Women would gather flowers, it challenges the ideal of the 
passionless ideal, Some of the women who participated in prostitution. 
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Department: History
Course: World History II
Professor: Michael Smith
Term: Spring 2016
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