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    The conditions for factory workers during the Industrial revolution were awful. These conditions were dangerous to an extreme because of different jobs like having to change the bobbins while the machine is still running because there is no way to really turn it off, plus the bosses would most likely never allow it to be turned off because the production levels would go down. This being said, not only was it unsafe, there were to benefits of any sort; No workers comp, breaks, vacation days, sick…

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    19thc Modernism Analysis

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    Assignment 1 – ARCH 3053, Gabe Lever-Brine “How did the development of new technologies and materials affect 19thC modernism?” In the 19th century, architecture arrived at a pivotal junction bringing together revivals from Greek and Gothic styles and modernising them with the latest technologies and materials that were becoming mainstream during that time. That and the careful application of Classical standards following the 18th century Industrial Revolution set the foundations to the iconic…

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    Leather shooting bags are designed to carry shooting accessories, specialist items, bearing loads comfortably while leaving the shooter's hands free. They provide quick access to the weapon, scopes, and ammunition. Modern day shooting bags have compartments ensuring that everything required is handy. Some bags have been designed in a way that the shooting bag swivels from back to front making the gear more accessible, especially when on the move. While leather shooting bags come in a wide range…

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    Cotton Factory Dbq

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    that the factories were safe we can tell that some of the doctors that did the interviews were paid to say it was healthy although it wasn't. Dr.Ward was interviewed in March 25, 1819 by the House of Lords and said “the state of the health of the cotton-factory children is much worse than that of children employed in other manufacturers.”. He also said “when I was a surgeon in the infirmary, accidents were very often admitted to the infirmary, through the children’s hands and arms having being…

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    Slaves, Women Labor, and Sweatshops. The Industrial Revolution promoted and revamped the use of unfair labor. The most well known version of slavery was present before the Civil War. When cotton was at its max proficiency.…

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    The Orr Company Case Study

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    The Orr family, originally from Presley in Scotland, were renowned in early stages of the industrial revolution, for their technological advancements pertaining to the manufacture of fine muslin cotton cloth. Considering muslin manufacturing, along with the all other fabric consisting entirely of cotton, were banned until 1774. It is extremely impressive how quickly, upon repeal of the embargo, the Orr’s were able to take advantage of a very lucrative fashion and apparel industry, which was…

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    Industrial Revolution many inventions helped the world go from an agricultural society to an industrial society. The inventions helped people perform certain tasks more efficiently and rely less on human labor. The steam engine, spinning jenny and the cotton gin are examples of inventions during this time. The steam engine does mechanical work by using steam from boiling water to power it. In 1698 Thomas Savery patented the first commercially used steam engine. Before the invention of the…

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    you were enslaved, and was told to pick cotton with your bare hands. And return home with blistered fingers from a long day, from working in the fields. What would make your life any easier? Back then, slaves were forced to work out in the field for the entire day, picking for cotton. But in the end, it would take an entire day to remove seeds from at least a pound of cotton. Then on the 14 of March, 1794, that all changed when Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. This invention sped up the…

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    I am convinced that the theme in the book Picking Cotton by Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton is forgiveness. Both of the main characters; Ronald and Jennifer demonstrate forgiveness throughout the book. Ronald learns to forgive the people who put him in prison while Jennifer learns to forgive herself for her mistakes. Ronald spent eleven years in prison but he never once gave up. The one thing that got him through the most horrific days of his life was God. “I still prayed to God that I…

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    power source, and they milled rice with it. Centuries later, Great Britain began using hydropower for one of their main energy productions. The spinning jenny is a water powered cotton spinning machine created in Britain, and used quite frequently throughout Europe. The water was used to spin the machine which spun cotton making it into coat like material. Water was finally used for electricity by the year 1880 in Britain. Soon after, in 1882 the first hydroelectric power plant opened.…

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