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birth and growth of business that make and distribute products through the use of machinery
a group of corporations that unite in order to reduce competition and control prices in a business or industry
jobs in factories and mills
what attracted people to americas rapidly growing cities in the late 1800's?
fire escapes and unlocked doors
what simple change might have prevented the death of some of the 146 workers who perished in the triangle shirt waist factory?
what invention made it practical to locate factories at the top of 10-story skyscrapers in the late 1800's?
better wages and shorter work weeks
what did the striking garment workers of the uprising of the 20,000 win?
terrible, no sunlight, dirty, hot, crowded, locked doors
what were the working conditions like in the triangle factory? what were the two major problems in terms of the safety of the building?
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