Industrialization and Labor 1860-1900. The profits of the Post-Bellum Industrial Revolution went to a small elite of businessmen The gap between rich and poor was widening, as the wealth was being concentrated in the hands of a few.
Industrialization and Labor1860-1900
It’s industrial demands included:
- the creation of cooperatives
- the imposition of an income tax
- government ownership / nationalization of railroad and telegraph lines (Socialistic)
The Industrial Workers of the World. (IWW) (Wobblies)