1776-2 - houses Wages instead of selling their products Created towns and cities to house workers and factories 70 to 40 of people working in

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After revolution some states did sale small plots of land o Only one colony didn’t have a property requirement for voting o After revolution some expansion of the franchise No one but Paine believed that women should have equal rights Indians o America made purchases of land from Indians but didn’t usually pay Slavery o Quakers didn’t believe in slavery o Most northern states took actions against slavery o Many slaves sued for their freedom o General refusal in north for rights to blacks o In south revolution reinforced slavery o Constitution recognized slavery through restrictions to slave trade Rights are declared for some but denied for others o Industrial Revolution 1760-1840 Based on the application of steam People began working in mills and factories rather than in their
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Unformatted text preview: houses Wages instead of selling their products Created towns and cities to house workers and factories 70% to 40% of people working in agriculture Before Task economy • Based on the tasks • Farmers would work very hard and then relax • People defined what they were doing] • People could set the rhythm of their work • Skilled work After Time Discipline • People placed in factories and Cities • Work was set by the rhythm of the machines • One task repeated endlessly • Work hard all the time • Unskilled work Workers produced more than they ever could before Adam Smith • Wrote wealth of nations • Described the change to Industrialization...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2010 for the course 100 102 taught by Professor Spiegel during the Spring '09 term at Johns Hopkins.

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1776-2 - houses Wages instead of selling their products Created towns and cities to house workers and factories 70 to 40 of people working in

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