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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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    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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    Child labor has been a serious issue since the Industrial Revolution era. Child labor has exploited children to dangerous things in many different ways, and in many different places such as working in Cotton Mills. Cotton mills were the first places to use child labor during the Industrial Revolution. As cotton mills grew greatly, businesses were in need of workers and children were ideal employees for workers. The reason being, because they were nimble, and they could do a lot of things some…

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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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    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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    The experience of childhood has changed drastically throughout history. The development of a child is impacted by their childhood experiences. Differences range from social issues to technology. While interviewing my grandfather who is over 70 years old, I compared our childhoods. There were surprising differences and no similarities. During the industrial revolution having a childhood was ripped away from children. In the U.S and the UK textile mills were popular. Labor was in high demand and…

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    American capitalism starts in the early nineteen hundreds with the market revolution. As America grew with people, so did the industry. This caused Americans to want more raw materials for their factories. Capitalist started building factories in city’s that were built around water, where rivers headed south to the gulf. Water power helped run mills, and also helped transport goods. They built mills to manufacture textiles, such as silk, cotton, and other fibers. Many important inventions were…

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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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