Industrialization Dbq Essay

764 Words4 Pages

Although many historians believe that there was a negative impact of industrialization and technological changes on American society; however, the positive impact of the two factors overpowers the negative impact on American society economically and socially between the time period of 1900 to 1930. Economically, there were positive impacts on American society due to the industrialization and technological changes that the nation was undergoing. In Theodore Roosevelt’s “The New Nationalism” 1910, he points out that no man in American society can be a good citizen because of the wage he makes that isn't ample enough to cover the bare cost of living, and the hours of labor are too long which doesn't give him energy and time to bear his share …show more content…

The principal claim in “The American Negro in the World War” 1919, is that a colored woman that worked during war time had a lower wage than a man doing the same work and considerable fraction below that of a white woman in the same service, also, they were forced to work in the most unsafe posts but also in the most delicate jobs as well (Doc 4). The author’s purpose was to express to the government how the citizens of the United States are being deprived of their rights, especially the colored men and women during time of war. In 1920 a union called, The American Civil Liberties Union was formed to change the unfairness and to better the American society by protecting the independent rights and liberties that the laws and Constitution of the United States promises everyone. In the photograph “An Appliance Showroom in Louisville, Kentucky” in 1920, it shows woman working in an appliance showroom (Doc 5). The purpose of this photograph was to show how women got the opportunity to work in stores and almost anywhere they desired and it began to change the American society and the social norm of woman just saying at home and only being good to make babies. They also began to call themselves flappers because it symbolized the new liberated woman of the 1920s. The principal claim that “Middletown: A Study in American Culture” 1929 is making is that the

Show More
Open Document