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12 Cards in this Set

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People who smashed the new machines that took their old jobs
Founded the Methodist Church
John Wesley
Faith based on being sober and doing moral good
movement of people to cities
apartment buildings
organizations for workers that help them get better wages and hours
labor union
What was life like in the industrial city?
people from different classes divided into their own sections of town, crowded apartment buildings, no running water and no sanitation = diseases and smells
What was factory work like?
long, strict schedules, dangerous working conditions, lots of women and children - people were basically slaves to the machines
what problems did work create for women?
they were working 12 hours so they had little time to feed and care for their kids and keep their houses clean
how did bad conditions improve?
unions and labor reformers helped bring better conditions for workers, costs eventually fell so people could begin to enjoy their free time and money, opportunities increased with new factories and railroads
compare farm worker to factory worker
- farm workers had a schedule set to change with the seasons, but factory workers had to keep the same schedule all the time
- farm work allowed the woman to have more time to care for children
- farm work had less dangerous conditions without the machines and polluted air
How do the industrial centers look alike on a map?
Most are near waterways or the sea, which helps them bring in goods and send them out faster