How was factory work in the late 1800s different from factory work before the Civil War?


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Before the Civil War, workers mostly worked in family factories. The owners of the companies were friendly towards their workers. Employers and employees would often chat about families, friends, and similar topics. Also, the workers were skilled, so they had the right to ask for raises. To retain skilled workers, employers granted raises to workers. However, during the late 1800s, working conditions worsened significantly.

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