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Unformatted text preview: Som Any of various economic and political theories advocating collective or governmental ownership and administration of the means of production and distribution of goods Safety, Working Conditions Upward trend of safety and conditions (Roller coaster based on Economy) o Shorter Hours #1 in fatalities on the job o (2) 12 hour days rather than (3) 8 hour shifts Strikes 1890s 4 times as many strikes than in 1880s Government and Labor Govt Role: Not so innocent bystander o Industrial Workers lives were cheap as far as the industry was concerned o 1877 First Safety Laws Passed Edward Bellamy, Som under another name...
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- Fall '08
- Industrial Revolution