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1.2.8 Practice: An Industrial Worker's StoryPractice AssignmentAP U.S. History Sem 2 (S4335575)Eric ThoberPoints possible: 80Date: ____________In this activity, you will use sources from the AP U.S. History Research Library and your own research to learn about life for industrial workersduring the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Using this historical background, you will then construct a fictional narrative about an industrial worker during this period.Here is your writing assignment:Write a fictional account about an industrial worker living in a U.S. urban center during the late 1800s or early 1900s. Describe the worker's lifestyle and occupation, and at least one major historical event — such as a major strike or factory disaster — that affects him or her.This section is worth 30 points.Step 1:Read through each of the three sources on American industrialization in the AP U.S. History Research Library.Step 2:Conduct your own research into the lives of industrial workers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Step 3:Complete the table below to organize your research in preparation for writing a piece of historical fiction about a worker's life during industrialization.Rebels: Into Anarchy — and Out AgainRagged Dick"The Spirit of the Strikers"Independent researchType of sourceSecondarySecondarySecondarySecondaryPurposeThe text from "Rebels: Into Anarchy And Out Again" is a piece that describes an adults recollection, remembering the first time he came to the U.S.Ragged Dick is set in the 19th century in New York City. It accompanies the tale of a adolescent boy, named Ragged Dick. After making friends with a boy and his uncle who sway him to put aside money to save and grow to be educated, American rags toriches tale.The writer is depicting a girlin a clothes manufacture shop who wants there to beimproved human rights for the girls employees who are all diverse but have nearly indistinguishable stories on the way they have to reside.“Andrew Carnegie was an American entrepreneur whocultivated a vast wealth in the steel business then became a key patron. Carnegie labored in a Pittsburgh cotton plant as aboy prior to rising to the position of division superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1859.” (history.com)How does it The writer uses vivid wordsIn this piece, Dick and The writer shows the Andrew Carnegie co-

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