History 1302 Lecture February 15

History 1302 Lecture February 15 - History 1302 Lecture...

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History 1302 Lecture February 15, 2010 Urban Immigrant Communities Muckraking Tenements Garment Workers Strikes The Problems of the Leisure Class Progressive Middle Class Reformers Transforming immigrants Ending Class conflict Controlling Big Business Segregation Middle Class reformers too action to improve living conditions in tenements. Limited transportation meant that people had to live close to where they worked With the new wave of immigration tenements got smaller and smaller, however, they still cost the same because of such a high demand With new industrialization, live in the work place became just as perilous as life in the tenements Frederick Taylor The Principles of Scientific Management Samuel Gompers Scientific management undermined democracy
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With new scientific management, many workers only learned portions of a trade, instead of the whole process Challenges of working class reform Socialism Living wage The wealthiest 10% Owned a substantial portion of the nation’s wealth
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