Doc 3 contradict doc 1 and 2. However, the source of doc 3 is questionable since the observer could not over see everything that is happening in the working environment at all time. Doc 7 and 9 showed the unsanitary condition in the slum area. Because the cities attracted immigrant who seek jobs, cites are often over populated. With so many people live in close quarter, waste accumulated overtime and polluted the
This was the year where Franklin D. Roosevelt made a huge effort to restore the economy. During Roosevelt’s reign, Social Security was created. This and along with the new Wagner Act and the Security Exchange Commission, Roosevelt begins to tackle the many problems of the United States. Many Americans were put to work thanks to Roosevelt. The AAA, the CCC, the TVA, the FDIC, and the NIRA were established to create stable jobs and ways to have people help others.
Many educated women began applying their skills to needed social reforms. • Women and Reform- The participation of educated women often strengthened existing reform groups and provided leadership for new ones. They used social housekeeping and other forms of pressure to influence legislation The impacts of Theodore Roosevelt on the Progressive Movements • Roosevelt decided to use his powers to give Americans a “Square Deal” to protect the public interest. He focused his domestic efforts on regulating big business, helping organized labor, protecting consumers, and conserving the nation’s already-dwindling natural resources. • Roosevelt began by launching a campaign to tackle monopolistic trusts that hurt consumers.
During that time in history, industrialization had low hygiene standards, poor living conditions. Overcrowding was due to the sudden movement of many people to the same area (because many farmers lost their land and jobs. Rats, insects and other pests became common. Diseases were spread more easily. Friedrich Engels stated in “The Condition of the Working Class in England”, a variety of characteristics of working class living conditions in England.
According to the fire marshal, this mess caused the fire to grow very quickly that they some workers had no time to escape. Also, the doors were locked to prevent the workers from stealing and leaving early. In my opinion, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory lacked of safety and cleaning environment. This was hundreds years ago, that's why it lacked of firefighting equipment because back in the day, things were different. Thus, all factories lacked of safety conditions.
In the early 1800s the sudden onset of the Second Great Awakening influenced many reform movements, inspiring people to seek personal salvation and improve their lives as well as the lives of those they considered less fortunate. The Second Great Awakening launched a variety of reform movements across the country in an attempt to perfect the democratic society. Americans who participated in the Second Great Awakening considered America “youthful” and thought that they could perfect their surroundings and help those in need. The Awakening called on followers to prove their faith by helping those less fortunate than themselves by spreading their ideals. Two examples of the widespread influence of the Second Great Awakening are the creation of utopian societies and the temperance movement.
The landlord didn’t give the immigrants a place to put their garbage so they just put it in the hallway, or just throw it out on the street. Nobody came to clean up the mess, which left terrible stenches in the air. Another harsh condition to live under for the immigrants was the water. During this time there was no water sanitation department, and barely any indoor plumbing. Residents of these atrocious tenements had to collect water by scooping their water up from the streets or faucets on the street and then heat it up
In the book Behind the Beautiful Forevers, Katherine Boo puts readers into the shoes of slum dwellers in the Indian city of Mumbai. This is a place where the people have to hustle and bend the rules in order to survive and provide for their families. Hardly anyone who lives in Annawadi has a real job. In order to make a living, the people rely on and even fight over the garbage they find which is thrown out by the nearby airport hotels. The hospitals are unclean with no medicine because doctors sell it on the black market, police are only there to help whoever gives them most money, and schooling is hardly even considered due to the lack of funding.
They also believed that the disease was transmitted upon the air, probably because the smell from the dead and dying was so terrible. They were unaware that infected rats and fleas carried the disease. The towns were hit the hardest because there was no sanitation. People threw their garbage out on the street which attracted the rats. Even before the plague, knowledge of hygiene was very limited at that time in history.
Also, you have to have the proper paper work, such as birth certificate, social security number, and in poor countries most people never get their hands on their documents, because of government, and in some places this paper work is never even created (Alvarez 1). Also, poor housing and natural disasters can cause you to lose things of this sort. In poorer foreign countries if they get this documentation it may be the only copy of it. So, if it is lost there is no getting it back of replacing