Hist 202 - overworked and treated extremely unfair The...

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Joseph Wallace Hist 202 Professor Kornblau 2/17/10 Sadler Report In 1832 Michael Sadler conducted an investigation regarding the working conditions in the textile factories in England. The conditions and personal stories that were uncovered in the report had immediate reaction to the British government. The government proceeded to pass the act of 1833, which limited hours of employment for women and children. Michael Sadler’s report showed that many women and children were being
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Unformatted text preview: overworked and treated extremely unfair. The industrial revolution caused a huge increase in population in the cities and jobs in the factories. During this time many women and children were forced into the labor positions and taken advantage of my owners. Thanks to Michael Sadler’s report, the government was able to take action in helping prevent these harsh and unfair conditions....
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