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Political Movements in the 20th Century

Summarize, and explain how the changing attitudes of the times were expressed through these various political events and movements such as civil rights.

Resources: Fiero, Gloria K. (2006). Modernism, Globalism, and the Information Age. New York, NY: McGraw Hill

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Political Movements in the 20th Century

The period of 20th century is the signal period in which the progressive moment in the political era has begun (Fiero, 2006). The political system has become completely changed in comparison to 19th century. In 19th century, people lived in the world of empires and they followed the rules and regulations of the king (Gardner, Kleiner & Mamiya, 2005). On the other hand in the 20th century, the perspective of the society had been changed and various political movements had been taken place in the society that was related to the civil rights of the human being (Fiero, 2006).

This century was predicted as the end of the biggest empires and rulers such as Russian, Chinese or Turkish, Austro-Hungarian, British, etc. (Gardner, Kleiner & Mamiya, 2005). These political changes had been started revolution in the society and gave birth to the democracy, which was the biggest step to develop civilization and independence in the world almost in all the societies.

In 20th century, there was a decline in the monarchy and colonialism in the developed countries and democracy had taken birth among all the societies (Fiero, 2006). In this decade the biggest political movement in the society is related to the freedom and civil rights. But it has been shown in the various researches in 2000 that more than 40% people are still living in those countries that were not free. Almost 33% of people ...

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The solution examines political movements in the 20th century.