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Adjusting to industrial Labor 1870-World War 1 Features of the US industry Their work force came mainly from immigrants from Europe They were labor intensive and lack of a devised system to be productively efficient Characteristics of these immigrants Not adjusted to industrial labor

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features of the us industry
Features of the US industry
  • Their work force came mainly from immigrants from Europe
  • They were labor intensive and lack of a devised system to be productively efficient
characteristics of these immigrants
Characteristics of these immigrants
  • Not adjusted to industrial labor
  • - lack of dicipline
  • -unskilled
  • -high turn over rates
  • Poor living and working conditions
  • - lived in cheap board houses
  • - underpaid and exploited by their employers
reformation of the industries and their effects
Reformation of the industries and their effects
  • Introduction of new machines and efficient manage systems in the factories
  • Frederick Taylor was the leading symbol of this process. He devised the manage system that allowed merchants to have tighter control over their factories
  • Workers suffered and resented this drive for efficiency and control
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