Socialism in Europe and the Russian Revolution – Notes
Factors Leading to Socialism in Europe
Liberals and radicals wanted change in the social structure.
Conservatives realized that change was inevitable, however wanted it to be a gradual process.
The industrial revolution led to the formation of new cities, industrial regions and the expansion of the railway.
The working conditions were however quite poor.
Advent of Socialism in Europe
Socialists were against the concept of private property.