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					Industrial Revolution

    American History – Henrichsen
Machinery
®   Engines
    ®   Steam
    ®   Water
    ®   Gasoline
®   Factories
    ®   Clothing
    ®   Goods
®   Assembly Line
    ®   Uneducated labor
    ®   Many jobs available
    ®   Mass production
Inventions
®   Refrigerated rail cars   ®   Which of these
®   Typewriter                   inventions has most
®   Kodak camera                 affected our lives
®   Elevator
                                 today?
®   Cable and Electric
    streetcar
®   Fountain Pen             ®   What do you think
®   Gillette Razor               you could invent that
®   Cash Register                would affect future
®   Vacuum Cleaner               society?
Child Labor
® The new source of labor
® Small and easy to fit inside the
  machinery
® Destroyed the body
® Long hours
Labor Unions
® Workers got together to encourage safety,
  better pay, as well as continued jobs when
  the government and society were pro-
  business
® Laws were created to specifically ban unions
  as they were seen as anti-business and
  possibly communist
® Anti-immigrant ideas used to support many of
  the anti-union laws
Women Workers
®   Right to vote
    ®   still not there
®   Workers in factories
    ®   Pay is always less then men
    ®   Preferred for some jobs as they were smaller and
        easier to fit in the small spaces
    ®   Definite ties to the garment industry
® Education
® Social Influence
Politics
® PoliticalMachines – Boss Tweed
® Corruption
® Close ties to business
  ® Not   seen as a problem
® Thomas      Nast
Immigration
® Not a unified group as many seem today.
® Many divisions and hatred especially to those
  who were from either the poorer and/or
  Catholic areas of Europe
® There were specific rules against immigration
  from Asia based on racism and cultural
  differences
® A move to send Black Americans back to
  Africa was led by Marcus Garvey and
  eventually started the country of Liberia
Monopolies
®   Vertical
    ®   Control every aspect of a single product from
        production to the final sales and distribution
         ®   US Oil
         ®   US Steel
®   Horizontal
    ®   Control a single level of a product ie all
        distribution, sales or production
         ®   Microsoft
Social Darwinism
® Misapplication  of Darwin’s theories on
  evolution to areas of society such as
  money and inherited wealth and land
® Usually referred specifically to those of
  a different ethnic and/or religious
  background
Social Gospel
® Reaction  to Social Darwinism
® Provides good works to the people of
  the US based on religion
® Includes ideas such as settlement
  houses, aid to single mothers,
  immigrants
® Jane Addams – Hull House

				
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