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Unformatted text preview: Americans would attempt to “Americanize” an immigrant; Ford is a prime example. The adjustments or adaptations that had to be made were towards dress, language racial and racial theories. Many immigrants were “sneered” at because of their ethnicity and cultures. Thus, lead to the trials to Americanize the immigrants. 4) How did labor organize to protect its interests, and how did some businesses like Ford, respond? Labor organized to protect its interests by searching for better wages and working conditions as well as limiting the entry into labor forces. Henry Ford reacted to such efforts of protection by creating $5 day which rewarded his workers by doubling the wage rate and reducing the work day from nine hours to eight. Ford used the $5 day to his advantage. By creating a day he made requirements in order to get the increase of wage a worker had to qualify the behavior code....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course AMH AMH2020 taught by Professor Crawford during the Spring '12 term at Broward College.
- Spring '12