Use of capitalization for nouns that occur within a sentence

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eg, naturalism or Naturalism

realism or Realism

Classicism

What is a word that ends in ism

When does the context change and require capitalization?

 

asked Aug 29 '11 at 05:36 Jeffrey Moore New member

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When you refer to the historical movement/ideology that is an 'ism', then you capitalise it.

 

"Socialism is the political ideology that strives for a materially egalitarian society."

 

"When we talk about the birth of Socialism, we have to go back to its roots in the 19th century."

link comment answered Sep 01 '11 at 02:09 Kimberly Expert

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