Date of Submission

Spring 2021

Academic Program

Political Studies

Project Advisor 1

Simon Gilhooley

Abstract/Artist's Statement

Throughout history many countries have seen the rise, fall and resurgence of social movements in domestic politics. In America, socialism and new labor movements found roots in the 19th century following the Civil War. Following the 19th century most of these social movements died as Americans became more focused on economic power. Following World War One, America had switched into an ultra-capitalistic society leading to an unprecedented boom in consumerism. Following the course of American history in the 19th and early 20th century, this paper will track the history and timeline of socialist and labor movements in connection with important events to discover what might have led to the rise, or fall, of American social movements.

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