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    to not allow any more reform in the legislature regarding child labour. Seniors letters use arguments and evidence that focus on the cotton industry. His initial letter attempts to explain and justify the long work days in the cotton factories. The proceeding letter outlines the negative impacts the Factory Act has already had on the cotton industry. In his final letter, Senior has encountered rumours that more stringent legislature is to be passed. He argues as to why this is a bad idea, and then outlines the consequences of further reform. When studying the legislative reform restricting child labor, an opposing argument uncommon to see. However these arguments were probably quite prevalent in the 1830s. It is important to examine this side of the argument to fully understand society’s views of child labor, and how this change in human rights policy affected…

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    In the early years of the nineteenth century, Americans' endless commercial ambition remade the nation. Between the Revolution and the Civil War, an old, stubborn world died and a new more-commercial nation was born. Americans combined the technologies of the Industrial Revolution into a new commercial economy. Steam power, the technology that moved steamboats and railroads, fueled the rise of American industry by powering mills and sparking new national transportation networks. A "market…

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    Child Labor Essay: Industrial Revolution Obviously child labor is horrible. Making children working at a very low age is dreadful and unhealthy. Young kids should be getting a good education, sun, and healthy air. Because these poor children are getting hardly any breaks and who knows if they get any food. They may not even grow because they are in a smoky, hot, factory. Some of the kids can also get sick because of the nasty smoke. The smoke can get the kids and teens sick. …

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    Although a myriad of inventions contributed to the development of America’s industrial revolution, the steam engine allowed for a rapid growth of industry. This engine served as the foundation for the growth of the industrial revolution because it transformed the American economy through transportation, production, and expansion of the work force. From steamboats to trains, steam engines accelerated the transportation of goods and made it more cost effective. Once James Watt refined the…

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    Belgium had broke free from the dutch and italy had also tried to break free from their leader. Another French revolution had broke out due to economic problems which led to the middle class and peasants to struggle. The Crimean war led to a long hard time between Russia and the Ottoman Empire. Nationalism in the united states also began to take place due to the Constitution. There was a split between Federalists and Republicans, both wanting different forms of power in the government. Slavery…

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    such as cotton mills was excessively bad and particularly dangerous. Robert Owen and New Lanark who were factories owners, they provided better and safer conditions for their textile workers. Many other factory owners were not concerned with the health and prosperity of their workers. The only reason why was that because the owners were saying that it would cost too much money and it will reduce their own profits that they are making. The textile workers were exposed to a lot of danger every…

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    expending the textile mills industry, there were two types of recruitment development, one was to recruit the young children, some of the the children start to work when they were 5 or 6-year-old, and another was to recruit women, they recruit women to work for the textile mills, most of women working since they were teen, and they would save their salary for many years and returned to their home to get married and grew their family, some of them got married in the farm or factory, and…

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    The power loom, a symbol for American prosperity and ingenuity, is in addition a symbol of upward mobility, exploitation, and opportunity for one of the most disenfranchised populations at the time of its use: women. The first American power loom, created by Francis Cabot Lowell , was an important tool of the American textile industry and contributed to the modernization of technology throughout the nineteenth century. With this power loom, Lowell was able to create an efficient and profitable…

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    chores to children called upon to do, Kelly endangered an emotional in her listeners. Kelley’s successful use of syntax and parallelism highlight the plight of the child laborers. Kelly keeps utilizing an emotional appeal to her audience as she details how the unethical system of child labor stems from the bottoms to the top of the political spectrum. By presenting the fact that, “ two million children under the age of 16 years are earning their bread,” Kelley details the endless duties of a…

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    Hammer V. Dagenhart court case It was not uncommon for children to work long hours in factories, mills and other industrial settings. Many families depended on the income earned by their children. Public concern the effects of these conditions on children began to rise. Advocates for child labor laws pointed out that children who worked such long hours (sometimes as much as sixty or seventy hours a week) were deprived of education, fresh air, and time to play. They also worried about the…

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