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1Elisabeth Quispe September 27, 2007 Social Foundations Academic Education vs. Vocational Education Around the 19 th century, there was the Industrial Revolution. Cities boomed with factories and job opportunities. People were intrigued by this new era of American business. Many of those people thought it could possibly be their opportunity for a better life. This caused, not only a migration from the south to the north with oppressed minorities, but another variety of minority that would soon turn into the majority: Irish and eastern European countrymen. When famine and poverty stricken in Ireland and other countries, the immigrants fled to America for survival. As the factories opened up for business, it also released a flood of new employees. The new machinery and employees played an aspect of the business ethics as so did education. Education was in questioned as people wonder if it is more efficient to solely teach vocational skills instead of academic. Many of the factory owners did not see the point of an academic education for their employees as they can
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