Compare & Contrast Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw

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1905: Interest in socialism grows with the development of many socialist organizations and an attempt at revolution in Russia. Although this revolution initially fails, hopes among socialists for future revolutions are high.

Today: The collapse of the governments of the Soviet Union and East Germany serves to create strong doubts about the possible viability of any socialist regime (many argue that, like Russia's system, a socialist government cannot function Without becoming a communist dictatorship). Although there are still socialist organizations, their beliefs are now well outside the mainstream of society.

1905: Women struggle for basic rights, including the right to vote, which is not granted in England until 1926.

Today: In the United States and England, women have earned legal rights equal to those of men, but many believe that much progress remains to be made, particularly in non-Western countries.

1905: Christianity is a major force, affecting all aspects of society...

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