The Industrial Middle Class

By:Claudia Becerra

Commercial Capitalism

*The Middle Ages had seen the rise of commercial capitalism, an economic system based on trade.

Industrial capitalism

* An economic system based on industrial production. Industrial Capitalism produced a new middle- class group- the industrial middle class.


*In the Middle Ages, the bourgeois, or the middle-class person, was the burgher or town dweller, who may have been active as a merchant, official, artisan lawyer, or intellectual.

New Industrial Middle Class

* The new industrial middle class was made up of the people who built the factories, bought the machines, and figured out where the markets were.
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