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The first half of the century, the age of the World Wars and the start of the Cold War , was dominated by the rivalries of those powers. The second half saw the replacement, largely through the agency of those wars, of the European state system by a world system with many centres of both power and discord.
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Twentieth Century: Society in the United States
It expanded the types of employment available and altered the ways that people lived on a day-to-day basis. During this time, new technologies changed both the economic and cultural foundation of America. World History Games. The PlayStation 3 controller is an input device used to control video games on the Sony PlayStation 3. Discoveries fed more discoveries. The second industrial revolution came in the early 20th century, when Henry Ford mastered the moving assembly line and ushered in the age of mass production.
Benedict Macon-Cooney. Modernity, as we currently understand it, was conceived in England in the mid-eighteenth century. Its progenitor: technology. The innovations that kickstarted the Industrial Revolution fostered modern democracy and led to the foundation of modern economies. They disrupted society, upending old structures, as well as building new ones. Institutions, industry and demography were all to change course and, ultimately, little about life in Britain was left untouched by the Revolution.
Social Life in Victorian England
By Myron Marty. The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life. The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. In the early decades of the 20th century the American people benefited from industrial growth while also experiencing its adverse effects.