HIST 104 Quiz 1 - expenditures? Living conditions? Family...

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HIST 104 Quiz 1 : Worker in the Industrial Era (chapter 2 of Thinking Through the Past ) Name:_______________________ Section:______________________ Instructions: Answer the following questions in short answer format. The entire quiz should be no more than two pages in length. Print out your responses and give them to your section leader no later than 3:20pm, Wednesday, Sept. 14. 1. Choose two working families’ budgets and expenditures from source 2 (pp.28-34), one “American,” one immigrant (Italian, Irish, etc.). What are the differences in earnings? In
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Unformatted text preview: expenditures? Living conditions? Family economic strategies? 40 pts. (approx page) 2. Compare and contrast the working conditions of the coal miner (source 6) with the conditions women workers faced (source 7, 8, 10). 30 pts. (approx page) 3. Choose the source most interesting to you from sources 1, 3, 5, 12. Summarize the content of the source ( 15 pts ) and then explain why you found it most interesting ( 15 pts ). (Approx 1/2 page)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course HIST 104A taught by Professor Hanson during the Fall '08 term at Binghamton University.

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