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Assignment 1: Evaluating Sources for a Historical TopicAmy BeshearsHIS110Professor RuffOctober 21, 20211
Research Question:How can the lessons learned from the U.S. Industrial Revolution helppeople adjust to workplace changes in the future?Secondary Source 1:TheMiddle Class Took Off 100Years Ago...Thanks To HenryFord?Secondary Source 2:ThePullman Strike of 18941. Who wrote it?The author is Sarah Cwiek.Speaker of story is RobertMcNamara.2. When was it written?Report was written in January27, 2014.The article was update onAugust 12, 2019.3. Why was it written?The story about Henry Fordand Ford Company was to tellus about stabilizing aworkplace. Wages were raisedbeginning reliable workers thatcould buy the product.This story was written to showhow operations withmanagement and workers cancause changes are to theeconomy. With out workersthere is no business.4. In your own words,explain the main idea ofthis source.To get a bigger profit you haveto gamble wages rise peoplewill work causing consumerdemand. They have the meansto buy more.Due to managements visionwith workers can causedisruption if applied the wrongway5. What makes this asecondary source?Sarah Cwiek used othersources such as a laboreconomist, Harley Shariken,from University of California,Berkeley. Also corporatehistorian for Ford Motor Co,Bob Kriepke.The story covered historytimelines that also was writtenin newspaper at the time ofevent6. Is the writer neutral, ordoes the writer advance aparticular point of view orperspective? Explain youranswer by referring tospecific examples from thesource.

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