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  • Factory Life Is Unhealthy

    Many people may say factory life is healthy or unhealthy for working class families, but in my opinion, factory life is unhealthy especially for children. In (the House of Lords interview with Dr. ward) Dr. Ward he says, “The state of health of the cotton factories is much worse than in other employments.” This is proof of Dr. Ward agreeing that factory life is unhealthy. Dr. Ward is a medical professor who saw numerous textile mills. His testimony proves the unhealthy nature of these factories. Another piece of evidence to prove Dr. Ward agrees that factory life is unhealthy he said, “The state of health of the cotton-factory children is much worse than that the children employed in other manufactories.” However, in (the philosophy of manufactures),…

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  • Silk Factory Essay

    Revolution and tried to catch up by establishing different industries. One of these was the textile industry, where women and children found employment in the silk factories. It was debated on whether or not the benefits of working there outweighed the costs. By looking at the female worker’s life in the silk factory, it is clear that working there is too costly. Wages, working conditions, and managers all show why working in the silk factory is not worth it. Back in the Industrial Age, many…

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  • Issues With Factory Work

    about it, when has anyone said, “Golly, can’t wait to go to work!” Answer is probably never, also because its 2016 and no one uses the word golly anymore. Back to the topic of work, it is connected to fatigue and dealing with impossible co-workers. However, in some place it is much worst like dealing with discouraging statement being yelled at and no air conditioning. It has got to a point where one must ask themselves, how is treating employees like this legal? While many believe that…

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  • Textile Factories Unhealthy

    There are many reasons why I believe textile factories are not safe for the working class families. The first reason why textile factories are not safe for working class is the low-pay of money and health conditions. In an interview with the House of Lords, Dr.Ward noted that “Cotton factories are highly unfavorable, both to the health and morals. They are really nurseries of disease, vice”. This verifies that if you work in factories that there is a high chance of you”ll get a disease. Another…

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  • Textile Factories Dbq

    Textile factories are bad for the health of children and other working class families. The reasoning behind this is the fact that you “could not remain ten minutes in the factory without gasping for breath”, Document A. Also the regular working time “was from five in the morning till nine or ten at night”, Document C. The Main reason behind the fact that you could not breathe was that the machinery was always working, nonstop. The smoke from the machines caused the workers, usually children, to…

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  • Cotton Factory Dbq

    Although a lot of the people that visited the factories said 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…

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  • Textile Factories DBQ

    4 Documents Essay I know that the textile factories were bad for the health of the workers because it says so in documents A and C.In these two documents is says that they had long working hours,the employees were not treated fairly,people got there hands and finger taking off by the moving mechanism,and lastly the workers where forced to do something they did not want to do. This is how i know that the working condition for the working class families was bad for their health. One example…

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  • The Impact Of The Factory Act Of 1832

    The Factory Act of 1833 was the first major legislation restricting the use of child labour in British textile factories. There had been previous reforms starting in 1803, however these attempts did not achieve much success. The Factory Act was the first act to introduce a ten hour work day for children under thirteen. More importantly, it created a system of inspectors to enforce the regulations. This was a significant reform that majorly affected the policies of textile factories. These…

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  • Leslie Chang Factory Girls

    In this highly competitive world, the demand for jobs constantly grow along with the demand for new merchandise such as phones, gadgets, and toys. It used to be a matter of going to the store and purchasing the new hottest item, but now, more and more people are starting to think about the hands that make it. The thriving Chinese population is responsible for a large portion of modern commodities. While it is beneficial that many people can find jobs in factories, the conditions that they must…

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  • Cotton Factories Dbq Analysis

    Yes, I do believe that the textile factories were very bad for the health of working class families. The documents A and D were the ones that were telling the truth and how horrible it is to work in these factories. And documents B and C were the ones really lying a lot about how bad the working conditions were for the innocent children Alright, since I believe these factories were very bad back then documents A and D have the correct information that I’m going to need. It states that the…

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