HISTORY NOTES - HISTORY NOTES o Labor's Resopnse and the...

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HISTORY NOTES o Labor’s Resopnse and the new Indus Order o Recruiting a native work force pror to 1840 o Prior to 1840, vast majority of Americans 90% lived on farms o The migration from farm to factory o Transfromation of American agri (makes harder for 3 rd and 4 th sons) o 1790 Samuel Slater o Outwork System o War of 1812 and Modernization o Systems of recruitment Family Systems Lowell systems o Resasons for women’s work oin the early industrial system o Early industrial revolution based on light industries o Machines create need for unskelled workers o Women workers more expendable o Women wokers cheaper and considered more docile o Desire of young women for economic and social independence o Controvery over women workers o Solidarity and protest among Lowell wokers o Homgeneity aof mill workforce o 85 women o 96 native born o 80 between 15 and 30 years of age o Sexual division of labor and living o Boardinghouse culture o Strikes o 1834 and 1836 o Factory girls Association o 1840s Politicization o End of Lowell o Irish Labor o Artisan tradition and early Unions o Cordwainer Union o National Trades Union o 1842 Massachusetts Commonwealth v. Hunt o Hostile Courts, exclusionary Policy, Power of Factory o 1837 Native American Association
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ENG 1113 taught by Professor Watkins during the Spring '08 term at Oklahoma State.

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