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Industrialization and Urbanization. Early 20 th century America The Gilded Age. Learning Goal. Understand living and working conditions in urban industrialized America Urban housing Child labor Workers rights. Tenement Life. Overcrowded Filthy Lack of Heat in Winter No Running Water

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Industrialization and Urbanization

Early 20th century America

The Gilded Age


Learning Goal

Understand living and working conditions in urban industrialized America

  • Urban housing

  • Child labor

  • Workers rights


Tenement Life

  • Overcrowded

  • Filthy

  • Lack of Heat in Winter

  • No Running Water

  • No Flush Toilets

  • Lack of or Contaminated Ventilation


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Working Conditions


sweatshop


Child Labor


Child Labor


Triangle Shirtwaist Fire


Ladders did not reach the workers


Flames so hot they melted the iron firescape


Bodies of girls who jumped to their death trying to escape the flames


Rows of Coffins


Quick Write

Do we need government regulation of industry?


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