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Unformatted text preview: ii. Workers felt the right to control the pace of production in factories and developed strong-arm tactics to encourage solidarity within the shop iii. Protest came in the guise of absenteeism, drunkenness, general inefficiency, and quitting work altogether d. Strikes i. The most direct methodology to adjust conditions in the workplace was the strike ii. Strikes in the nineteenth century usually happened at the workplace, replacing neighborhood riots iii. As collective action spread, unions began to play a more active role in arbitration of grievances iv. Coordination between workplaces performing the same work led to uniform wages and hours...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course HIST 112 taught by Professor Seltzer during the Spring '08 term at UMBC.
- Spring '08