Rapid industrial development By. JACEY Brown hr.2

Rapid industrial development was a curse because slavery increased, women were discriminated against in the workplace, and working conditions worsened. Slavery increased dramatically because Eli Whitney created the cotton gen which produced cotton 50 times faster than a slave which means they could get even more done with ether more slaves. Women are still discriminated against to this day but once they were allowed to work in factories the discrimination grew. Lastly business were held in homes and were local wants factories were invented the conditions for the workers and in general worsened.

Once factories grew so did slavery

Slavery was always a big problem but once the cotton gen was invented it allow for more slaves. The cotton gen was invented by Eli Whinty it could do the work of 50 slaves with ease. This allowed slave owners to own more slaves. Some in the field and they needed some to work the cotton gen.

Discrimination against women

Women have always been discriminated against and will continue to be for a long time. Once women were allowed to work outside of the house and in factories that's women they were really discriminated against. They were payed less and locked in. Rooms some went on strike.

Conditions in the work places

The conditions in the factories for men and women were discusting from long hours to very low pay. Workers were forced to work long hard hours. In some factories women and men were locked in until work hours were over. A primary example of this was the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, the fire killed 145 women and some men when a there was a smoking incident that caught the building one fire. The women were trapped some jump from the building in hope to survive. Ether the women died by taking a leap of faith or perished in the fire unfortunately no worker in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory survived.

Cited work

Title image: Labor and Industrial Law. Image. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 3 Feb. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/middle/assembly/view/171159. Accessed 10 Mar. 2017

First image: Industrial Revolution: 18th-century English cottage industry. Image. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 3 Feb. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/middle/assembly/view/122191. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory image:Women: working in factory during World War II. Image. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 3 Feb. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/middle/assembly/view/16109. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

Last image: Industrial Workers of the World: New York City demonstration, 1914. Image. Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 3 Feb. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/middle/assembly/view/148844. Accessed 10 Mar. 2017.


Citation: Industry." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 3 Feb. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/industry/275055. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

Women discrimination citation: "Vocation." Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica, 3 Feb. 2017. school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/vocation/277620#285098.toc. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

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