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Workers Seeking Better Conditions/Immigration . By, Nick Calabrese Charlton Walzcak. Working Conditions . Conditions for all workers deteriorated during the 1830’s

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Workers seeking better conditions immigration

Workers Seeking Better Conditions/Immigration

By,

Nick Calabrese

Charlton Walzcak


Working conditions
Working Conditions

  • Conditions for all workers deteriorated during the 1830’s

  • . Skilled artisans, who had originally formed unions to preserve their own interests, began to ally them- selves with unskilled laborers

  • Although only 1 or 2 percent of U.S. workers were organized, the

  • !830s and 1840s saw dozens of strikes--many for higher wages, but some for a shorter workday.


Immigrations increases
Immigrations increases

  • European immigration rose dramatically in the United States between 1830 and 1860. In the decade 184S-!8S4 alone nearly 3 million immigrants were added to the U.S. population that had numbered just over 20 million

  • The majority of Immigrants were German and Irish men.


  • Child labor
    Child labor

    • Children started at the age of 6

    • Children was cruel and unusual

    • Children were payed less than minimum wage

    • Children were punished by beatings if they didn't’t work hard enough.


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