Mass Production Affects Conflicts With Society, Business And International Affairs

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Mass production affects conflicts with society, business and international affairs because it can ultimately cause positive or negative impacts on these areas depending on the end result of the sales of the items in question. I believe that this can lead to the outcome going either way causing a ripple effect and ultimately bringing a positive or negative impact on these areas depending on several factors such as marketing, sales, etc. During the Industrial Revolution, the role of government was to keep the peace (or fight wars), maintain civil order and enforce law. By the progressive era, government in addition accepted some responsibility for regulating the economy and caring for the needy. The concept of "economic policy" had been born. Anti-trust laws and civil rights laws now existed. In Europe, the labor movement began during the industrial revolution, when agricultural jobs declined and employment moved to more industrial areas. The idea met with great resistance. In the 20th century and early 19th century, many groups were punished and transported for forming unions, which was against the laws of the time. The labor movement was active in the early to mid-19th century and various labor parties and trade unions were formed throughout the industrialized world. The International Workingmen 's Association, the first attempt at international coordination, was founded in London in 1864. The key points were the right of the workers to organize themselves, the right to an 8
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