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Unformatted text preview: time due to the amount of jobs in the factories in the city. Huge waves of immigrants flocked to America’s shores in search of new opportunity in the big cities. Although there was new opportunity for work for anyone who wanted it in these cities, there were problems in the factories. Many women and young children were being employed and taken advantage of in the horrible work conditions these factories offered. However, with this exploitation came a call for change. Labor unions began to come about during this time in an effort to protect workers of all ages and genders. This time period was one of incredible growth and development for the United States and molded us into the world power that we are today....
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course GLOBAL 197 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UCSB.
- Fall '10