Q- Describe the visions of Robert Owen and Louis Blanc.
Answer- Robert Owen and Louis Blanc have different visions. Both of their visions are given below:
1. Robert Owen: Robert Owen’s vision is related to coming of socialism in Europe. He had a strong believe in the idea of cooperative as he wanted to perform a cooperative community called ‘New Harmony’, in Indiana (US). He felt that the government should also support such cooperatives and encourage them to grow rapidly.
2. Louis Blanc: Louis Blanc wanted that the government should encourage cooperatives and replace capitalist enterprises. He suggested cooperative in order to guarantee employment for the urban poor people. He believed that cooperative should be form with the cooperation of the people and its profit should be divided according to the work done by the members.
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Robert Owen: Robert Owen was a Welsh textile manufacturer, social reformer and philanthropist. He was born on 14 May year 1771. He was the founder of utopian socialism as well as cooperative movement. He worked a lot to improve the worst condition of factory workers. In early 1800s Robert Owen gained a lots of wealth from textile mill at New Lanarkin Scotland. In year 1824, he traveled to America and there he gave his fortunes in experimental socialist community. This community lasts for 2 years only and after the end of his socialist community. He decided to return to London. Robert Owen had a strong believe in the idea of cooperative as he wanted to perform a cooperative community called ‘New Harmony’, in Indiana (US). He felt that the government should also support such cooperatives and encourage them to grow rapidly.
Louis Blanc: Louis Blanc whose full name is Louis Jean Joseph Charles Blanc. Hewas a french historian and politician. He was born on 28 October of year 1811. The vision of Louis Blanc is same as of Robert Owen. He also want to encourage and support the poor people or workers in rural as well as urban areas. After a long struggle to improve the condition of workers and poor people. He returned to France in year 1870.
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