The owners forced them to live in isolated communities near workshops and forced them to buy goods with high interests. The cities were poorly constructed and crowded with people and residents. The work was also dangerous with not much supervising by the government.Workers, on the other hand, had little or even no bargaining power to leave the unsafe conditions. Nowadays, When Americans only pay attention when extreme work strike, levels of abuse are the norm hidden in the factories around the globe. Although the condition seems much improved, consumers don’t know the true fact- “Today, American citizens simply cannot know the working conditions of the factories that make the products they buy.
They did not have enough money or want to spend extra money to provide proper facilities to children. Poor-ventilation: this occurred due to tuberculosis (which occurred due to malnutrition) Lack of food: The children were not fed properly. Lack of clothing: Children were not provided appropriate clothing, but summer clothes during the winter which caused them to freeze to death No fire exits: many children died due to this. Since the schools refused to spend money on fire escapes and sprinklers they built poles outside the windows. During the fire the windows are locked and many children were not able to reach it in time.
People were afraid and concerned since they had a major insufficiency of jobs, supplies and shelter. Many companies began to enforce wage cutbacks and increased workload. Relief was not being offered to all the unfortunate Canadians who did not have a job. Many people were laid off from factories which meant that supplies were scarce as not many people could afford to provide for their family’s, people turned to the government to find a solution. I believe that their expectations were much too high as the government was struggling too.
When they do this, they lose so much education that they could have received. This really hinders any chance of them getting any kind of a decent paying job because they will not be hired because of their low education level. The Cunningham’s are an example of this in the book. They are all considered the “poor people” and are essentially stuck in this class because they will be trapped in the endless cycle of not having money. This is unfair to those people because they are basically born without a chance of progression and will be view and categorized for their entire
The relationship of acute crisis in agriculture and the industrial crisis has made the economic depression worse, famers were angry with their government. The banks looked shaky and depositors wanted their money, making them shakier still, and in time many were forced to close. Factories and businesses got rid of large numbers of employees or closed down altogether, and soon there was no money to buy the farmer’s products or anything else and this causes people is inability to buy Agricultural products. “Farmers struggled with low prices all through the 1920s." Desperate bankers called in their loans, but farmers had no money to pay them and foreclosures and bankruptcy sales became daily events.
People will often complain about the rate of immigrants coming into the United States, claiming about the number of jobs declining and and crime rising. “If those Alabamians on unemployment continue to not apply for jobs in construction and poultry, then [Republican politicians] are going to have to help us continue to find immigrant workers,” This quote suggest about the jobs immigrants are taking as a law passed for immigrants that aren't verified legally to be in the U.S. cannot be hired for work. The rate of jobs increased as immigrants quitted their jobs in order to avoid arrest. When the time came for Americans to get hired at those jobs, nobody wanted the jobs that immigrants were given due to the harsh conditions and lack of
The societal status of women during this era placed women’s destiny to marriage and motherhood. While it was considered a norm at that time, in the society I live in today, women are encouraged to be independent and enter the careers that were previously restricted from them. Mr. Pontellier was also hypocritical when he said “What folly! To bathe at such an hour in such heat!” (2), when “he himself had taken a plunge at daylight” (2). Kate Chopin meant that scene to reflect how men thought that women's actions that weren't within the norm were irrational, even though he could do the same action and nobody would question his sanity.
They believed God had made men and women equal, therefore they should have the same rights. Some men thought that since Eve had sinned, God would want the men to protect the women from doing any more harm. The women did not think the men should have superiority because when Eve had sinned, so had Adam. Evidence 1 Dissertation on the Characteristic Difference Between the Sexes “He is the shield of women… from the bustle and storm of active life”(219). The men speculated that the women would not be able to manage what the men had been able to encounter.
She believed that women should have be as equal as men and nobody should be treated unequal due to biological differences. “Enhance women’s status and power, calling into question power relations between men and women that were conventionally understood as ‘natural’ (Harper,1908). In 1866, the American Equal Rights Association was established by Susan B. Anthony. The goal was to have the same rights for everyone no matter of what race or sex they were. However, at the meanwhile, she also challenged social structure and institutional oppression.
It is a man standing up for what is right, for humanity’s sake. Men don’t have to be against one sex to be helping the other one. In fact, male feminists are bringing down stereotypes against men too, making life much easier for their fellow men. Myth #10: Feminism and equality are different things Actually, feminism and equality are the same thing. Being a feminist means believing that men and women should be treated equally, regardless of gender.