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  • Big Business Industries Of The City
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    From the beginning of American colonization we were a mainly farming people. The basis of our society was built upon agriculture, and little else. The rise to corporate capitalism has had such a profound impact on American society, it is impossible to study any aspect of United States history post Civil War without a direct relation, on any level, to the industrial revolution. America would not be the superpower it is today had we not made the change from an agricultural society to an industrial...
  • Their Works On Exotic Dancers
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    It has been observed by a pensive and inquisitive mind that most people in this world view their surroundings as though they were merely glancing at the cover of a glossy magazine while hurriedly exiting a supermarket: people tend to look quickly, figure out the general concept of the magazine issue, and then proceed to neatly tuck away the memory of that magazine cover in their mind as they trot on down the check out isle. They never pick up the journal, never thoroughly read the articles conta...
  • Industrial Revolution And Its Effects
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    There have been many stereotypical views and misconceptions about the role of women during and after the industrial revolution. Although the role of women did change, it is important to understand their position before the revolution in order to gage how their role changed and of course, to what extent. The reality of this has many implications; it would be unrealistic to assume that all women during this period fell into one category. There are many factors to consider and so it is vital to add...
  • Strong Work Ethic Our Country
    426 words
    The American work ethic is something our country should be proud of. Since the days of George Washington Americans have worked hard for what they believe in, what they need, and what they want. It is our right as Americans to be able to work for these ideals. Without out a strong work ethic our country would crumble. From businessmen to politicians a strong work ethic is necessary to keep our country financially and politically stable. People like Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, and J.P. M...
  • Workers During The Industrial Revolution
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    By the time of the Civil War, the technologies upon which the First Industrial Revolution was based were established in the United States. In the years following the war, the nation's industrial energies were focused on completing the railroad and telegraph networks of the North, rebuilding those of the South, and expanding those of the West. Once the devastating depression of the 1870's depleted, the stage was set for the Second Industrial Revolution. New inventions came about to ease the produ...
  • Conditions Of The Industrial Manchester
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    Working conditions of the industrial Manchester are well depicted by Friedrich Engels, son of a German manufacturer, working as his agent at a Manchester factory. Houses and buildings in the laboring district were known to be dirty, old, and tumble-down, as Friedrich Engels described. Of the irregular cramming together of dwellings in ways which defy all rational plan, of the tangle in which they are crowded literally one upon the other, it is impossible to convey an idea. [4] Homes rarely had s...
  • Factory Work During The Industrial Revolution
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    In the last part of the eighteenth century, a new revolution was formed and gave birth to a new standard of living. It shaped the world into what people of "today" are familiar with. This major occurrence of the late eighteenth century is known as the industrial revolution. It first began in Great Britain, which was the biggest empire in Europe at the time. The industrial revolution brought many positive aspects to society but it also brought suffering, dissonance, and other social problems. In ...
  • Essential To The Progress Of Labor
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    There has been much debate on whether or not industrialization aided the progress of social progress. Many feel that the industrialization of towns was the perfect way to get the social progress wave started. Others felt that industrialization did more harm than good. By taking a look at the views of Adam Smith, Hammond, and Frederic Engels, we will see exactly what makes people take these opposing views. According to Adam Smith in Wealth of Nations, industrialization of the economy seemed to re...
  • Salary Of A Fashion Designer
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    Usually when one hears fashion designers spoken of, one thinks of fame, money and working with famous and beautiful people. A picture of a luxurious style of living, filled with parties, fashion shows and magazine interviews paints in one's head. Names such as Armani, Versace and Dior are thought of right away. Although some fashion designers do live like that, for most part a career in fashion design is sometimes not as glamorous as it may seem. The fashion industry is a very difficult industry...

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