The Rise of Socialism

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The Socialist America

The origin of this ambivalent party can be traced back to the mid 1800s with socialist German immigrants creating unions in hopes to expand socialism. Socialism can be distinguished by its firm belief in the government controlling resources and production for the common good of the citizens in the country along with the feats of supporting a planned economy and abolishing capitalism. The believers I this idea bound together to create what we now call, THE SOCIALIST PARTY. The party grew to over 125,000 members by 1912, and held a firm leader who organized and supported whilst in jail for political traduce statements. The party was mainly immigrants from Europeans countries, farmers, and Midwest occupants. The socialist party grew to have several newspapers and even over power some common weaker political parties by the end of the 1920s.