Working conditions were bad in the factories. Workers had to work with dangerous machine that weren’t safe and were dangerous. Many people got hurt severely or died. (according to document 2) the Sadler committee heard a testimony from another man Joseph Hebergam, he said that he had damage lungs and his leg muscles did not function properly and couldn’t support his weight of his bones. The doctors said that he would die within the year and his illness was caused by dust in factories and being over worked with a poor diet.
Throughout the next two centuries Titus continued his rise to fame becoming Mayor of Bradford in 1848 and working towards making conditions in factories better for workers. Also in that year he bought the land for Saltaire and employed architects to design it. Finally in 1853 Saltaire was open for Business complete with a new mill that produced 18 miles of cloth a day. In general Saltaire was completely different from other industrial towns across Britain increasing the number of limitations. Industrial towns were traditionally disgusting, overcrowded and dirty.
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Women then replaced men in factories, while the men went off to war. Also this revolution had brought about many Southern African-Americans to migrate north for jobs; this was called the Great Migration. Now going back to the topic of Homestead PA, this had the most impact on industrialization and also the largest company town; owned by Andrew Carnegie. The Homestead was full of stores and apartments all under control of Carnegie. There ended up being a debts with workers due to Carnegie being the one paying them, then the workers having to turn around and pay Carnegie back for the cost of the rent.
Explain why the TUC called a general strike in 1926? Between 1918 and 1923 there were many economic problems facing Britain, which led to the miners not being happy with working pay and conditions. The miners formed a triple alliance with the transport workers and railway men. This means if the miners went on strike, the other 2 would also strike, causing a mass disruption to Britain. The first signs of disruption that led to the general strike was the fact that other countries such as Poland were becoming a more predominant exporter of coal, and the only way to stop Britain’s coal industry was to higher the price of coal, extend miners working hours and reduce pay.
It was placed along the busiest waterway in England, had many deposits of coal and iron near the surface all around the city, had an abundant supply of wood nearby, and a swift stream for power. A furnace was already in Coalbrookdale, but was broken from an explosion. Abraham found this to actually be a good thing because he had to redesign the furnace for his uses anyways. Darby entered the field of iron making even though it was in decline due the use of charcoal (which needed a never ending supply of forestry, which the land could not provide). It was also in decline because importing iron from Sweden, Russia, and the American colonies was cheaper and gave a better quality.
New Lenox was hit particularly hard because it relied heavily on the industrial market. This was the hardest economic downfall of all time that lasted over an entire decade. The Village of New Lenox was legally organized and incorporated on October 4, 1946, in the area of Gougar Crossing with cross streets of Route 30 and Gougar Road. Community leaders F. Carlton Cole, Walter Baers and others, rationalized between 1945 and 1946 that the community should be incorporated. Identifying the potential growth and profits of the up and coming area, a unanimous vote resulted in the authorization for incorporating New Lenox.
There were many children injured and even killed with poor conditions of the factories. This is why in Illinois they created a law where you can not be employed if you are under the age of 14 (Document 3b). Most of the factories cared mainly about the money and not the people and the quality of the product. One boy in Chicago was injured and later on killed because of the lack of guard, which could have been preventable if fixed. The factory would do nothing about and did not care (Document 3a).
When Reconstruction ended in 1877, industrialization continued where it left off before the Civil War. After the war, the American industry boomed. Iron and steel became vital to the further industrialization of America. America became a very powerful industrial nation.
Quin Halpain P1 With the rise of industry, also arose labor unions. As industry progressed, there was more and more abuse throughout wage earning workers. Two of the most important unions, during the Gilded Age, the National Labor Union and the American Federation of Labor, had similar goals and methods, yet, different levels of success due to numerous reasons. The National Labor Union, being the first of the modern unions, attempted to organize all workers across the nation. From industrial factory workers to farmers, the National Labor Union’s goal was to give all workers higher wages and an 8-hour work day.