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  • Low Wages Under Poor Living Conditions
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    At the turn of the century America was in the face of economic downfall. Laissez Faire Industrialism had been in place and citizens were at the disposal of big business. Poor working conditions and poverty were the norm in a time where Socialism was an irrelevant ideology. Big business was making the government rich. But according to Upton Sinclair and his 'Conditions at the Slaughterhouse,' unsafe and repulsive sanitary conditions were at play, putting thousands of carnivorous Americans and fac...
  • Workers Lives
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    Recent United States History Class Number 8469 March 2, 2005 The Jungle Analysis Paper America, by the turn of the twentieth century, was regarded as the "Land of Opportunity", and lured thousands of immigrants. The foreigners that fled to the United States were in search of new lives; better lives. America was at the age of industrialization, and the economy was shifting from agriculture to factories. There were jobs in the factories available to un-skilled workers, which were the majority of t...
  • Industrial Workers
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    Words = 657 A Satire of the Industrial Workers A satire is a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn. Satiric works can be seen in Aesop's animal fables and in Greek drama such as Aristophanes. It wasn t formally introduced as an aspect of writing until Roman poetry, though. Satires vary in severity from a simple verse to Orwell's classic assault on Communism, Animal Farm. In Action Will Be Taken, Heinrich B ll puts forth a mild mockery of the work force. Action Wil...
  • Workers In The Mass
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    Philosophy of Walter Benjamin and Karl Marx in Relation to Metropolis Circumstances make men just as much as men make circumstances. -Karl Marx, The German Ideology Despite what some may think, humans have significant control over their lives; however they often lack the ability to realize this or to take action within such circumstances. Perhaps this is one of the reasons the communication medium of film has proved so popular, because it has the power to educate and display both simplistic and ...
  • Lives Of The Coal Mine Workers
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    Eugene Yu HELD 11 Yuko 1: 25 03/06/00 The Meiji Restorations Affect on the Peasant and Working Class The Meiji Restoration, despite all the good it created, negatively affected the lives of peasants and laborers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The restoration is characterized by modernization, a term that symbolizes the use of present day ideals over ancient times and holding progressive opinions over earlier ones. In Japan, modernization was defined as an increase in industry to meet...
  • Workers With Slaves
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    Upton Sinclair, one of Americas most important and influential radical voices, wrote The Jungle, a combination of reportorial expose and a salvation through Socialism story. The book has harrowing descriptions of tainted meat, a tainted environment, and the degradation of human labor. The purpose of The Jungle was to make laws come into effect to make meatpacking and food safer, but also educating voters depending on their necessities. However, most of all Sinclair conversion plot offered a soci...
  • Oskar's Workers
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    With the near destruction of a Jewish nation came the rebuilding of a unified nation, it may not had been the one that Hitler had envisioned, but it was one that brought to us understanding, a gift that should never be looked down upon. That gift was bestowed to some even before we knew it existed. Oskar Schindler understood, he understood that Germany was wrong, he understood that all he could do is help against Nazi Germany, even though himself was nazi. Oskar devoted himself and his life to t...
  • Beginning Of The Second Extract
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    Two Extracts From Hard Times by Charles Dickens These two extracts describe a very significant point in the history of Britain, the industrial revolution. This was not in any sense a revolution that occurred overnight but the gradual warping of acres of beautiful countryside into barren industrial wastelands as those portrayed in these extracts. Many people believed that the revolution put Britain on its feet and was a very positive and resourceful change to occur in our nation but there were al...
  • People Live In Third World Countries
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    When September 11th took place, many Americans were bemused as to where such hatred originated. In the following months, Americans found themselves stuck in an ongoing study of the Middle East and the resentment towards America. I remember hearing many furious people discuss "propaganda" used in Middle Eastern schools. Between thousands of books published, newspaper articles written, and TV programs shown about the Middle East, Americans were informed that in the schools of the Middle East, they...
  • Single Episode
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    Clocking Off Review Clocking off is a series of stories, each encapsulated in a single episode, based on the workers in a Manchester Factory and their lives outside the factory. While all the stories stand alone, they are all drawn together by the common bond of the factory. Clocking off is produced by Nicola Schindler and the cast is mainly made up of people who are relatively unknown. This is an excellent drama that is very fast paced with a constant level of tension. The script is very well w...

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