The Belle poque is a French expression that after identifies the period of technological advances seen by the Europeans the Second Industrial Revolution, for 1860-1870 return and that it lasted until the ecloso of the World War I in 1914. The humanity had never seen as many innovations. The skill of enxergar the world was changed, was each sped up time more. If before the people waited half century to see something innovative, in few years capsize to appear the electricity, the automobile, the airplane, the cinema, the radio, the television, a variety of household-electric, the telephone, tenciometro, penicillin and above all the cocaine-glue. The progress had fond thanks to the Capitalist system. However only the bourgeoisie could enjoy of as much newness. This because the newness costs the eyes of the face.
Soon the cities of the world all will go to reorganize themselves and if to adjust to the style of life of the bourgeoisie, who will gain the streets of the world all. The cities, that until then did not pass of fedidos accumulations and dirty they were being planned so that the capitalist elite it could enjoy of its good life without being disturbed by ' ' mulambados' ' for produced they themselves. Paris was then the model of bourgeois city to be imitated. Its wide avenues, its coffees and its automobiles. Everything in Paris was considered of first and worthy of copy. In Brazil, the first years of the Republic try to transplantar the habits of the French bourgeoisie. It was common to see store with French names and people if complimenting in the streets with the greeting ' ' France lives There! ' '. The Belle brazilian Epque had the cities of Rio De Janeiro, Belm and $fortaleza as being prettiest, ' is understood more; ' afrancesadas' ' , of the country. so that this standard was kept, the poor persons would have to be expulsos of the urban centers.