CheckPoint Industrial Workers

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Assume the role of a newspaper journalist covering a story on industrial workers in the late 19th Century. Write a 150- to 200-word article detailing the struggles of industrial workers Include a fictitious interview with an industrial worker in your article The struggles that an industrial worker had at the end of the 19th century was possibly one of the most hazardous jobs at the time. These workers risk their lives for a small amount of money that barely covers the bills for their home or apartment. These workers get fired for no reason what so ever or for complaining about needing to relive themselves seeing as they do not get breaks for
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Unformatted text preview: going to the restroom. These men were forced to work hours on end with no coffee or lunch breaks for them to get a breath of fresh air. They are constantly exposed to dangerous machinery, areas that have a hazard that if there is a spark there could be an explosion or dangerous chemicals that were used at the time. These men were given no vacation time for them to visit their family or in case of emergency or these men do not get days of if they are sick they still have to work no matter what....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course HISTORY HIS 125 taught by Professor Adamhoward during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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