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Outline-Class_Forma - 3/17 CLASS FORMATION IMMIGRATION URBAN LIFE IN THE NORTH I Pre-Industrial Social Regimentation before the market rev or the

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3/17 1CLASS FORMATION, IMMIGRATION I. Pre-Industrial Social Regimentation – before the market rev. or the industrial rev. social order was fixed among class. Merchants, artisans, journeymen, apprentices, wage laborer. Journeyman and apprentices could rise up to be master craftsman through upward mobility in a fixed hierarchy. A. Upward Mobility within Fixed Hierarchy II. Origins and Effects of Class Divisions – class = wealth/ job and social group and response to changes. Emergence of two distinct class groups. Wage earners/ employer A. Middle class and worker class. Emergence of a working class who sells their labor to middle class to produce goods for overall owner. B. Household functions as productive unit, both shop and home. Marketing for local needs, small scale business for local market. Social distance btwn workers and employers was
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course HIST 105 taught by Professor Hatfield during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.

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