Pullman Case Study

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The town of Pullman was created to house the workers for Pullman’s factory. It seemed to be a utopia. Every family was equal and almost everything was provided for them by Pullman. The only problem was that the citizens of Pullman had no choice to do as they pleased. Their whole life was controlled by Pullman. They could not do anything to avoid being manipulated. They were defenseless to any pay cut by the factory. They had no control over themselves because they had no superior representative that could protect them. They we all equal. The people that controlled them like Pullman and his organizers of the town did not care about their wellbeing they could control them. Pullman could be having a feast while the workers staved and Pullman would …show more content…
Do you really want the government to heavily regulate your personal company or do you want laissez faire. The government should be able to regulate a business in extreme cases, but is that really required? In the next document Governor John Altgeld visited the town of Pullman and discovered that some people there are actually suffering. The Pullman Company did not hire back some employees that went on strike. They were being discriminated. The families of the unemployed were being forced to live off of donations. Pullman needed to hire them back for they were suffering because Pullman was discriminating who he hired. The people who were being punished should be able to have their jobs back rather than be homeless. In the next document Russell Conwell claims that it is everyone’s duty to be rich not poor. No one should direct their lives to be poor. The more money you have the more powerful and influential you can be, so you can spread Christianity with ease. The more money you have the more people you can help. If a religion is full of poor people how will it be able to function? The church needs money from its people to

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