As the effects of the French Revolution began to settle, the business of developing and shaping modern culture began. With a new focus on progressive politics, there came creative new ways of improving the populations daily lives. Inventions in machinery and communication began to pave the way into the 20th century. The telephone, the railroad, mechanized farm equipment and the camera revolutionized the way people lived and interacted with each other. The pastoral/ communal lifestyle was over for the masses, replaced instead with a modern global view of the world.

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