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.
People in the Mexican border towns don’t even have the basic essentials like clean water. The homeless and the individuals who live in poverty in the United States would still be considered as living a life of luxury, due to the fact that there are more resources in the United States to aid the helpless. It would be hard for any American to read this book which gives a glimpse of the hardships these people have to endure on a daily basis and not think that there is an incredible imbalance in economic power and assets,
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.
Multiple small businesses did not control the city, instead, the city was controlled by one large business. This only benefits the large business owners and affects the citizens of the city poorly. They get poor healthcare, poor food quality, and poor air quality. A large portion of the population have suffered from diseases and did not get the health care they needed because the big business owners are not aiding their workers. The main company which controlled everyone had been the Packingtown.
Working in Packingtown, Chicago was a nightmare because 99% of the jobs were very deleterious. Finding jobs were very scarce and there were not a lot of jobs that were great, so people had to take anything they could get. These jobs had no safety precautions or safety rules; employees got seriously injured daily and death would happen occasionally as an effect of on the job accidents. Some of the jobs were just detrimental to the employees’ health even without the accidents. The main character Jurgis took a job at a fertilizer mill and he started getting sick on the first
History has seen many changes throughout its history. Two of these were the Industrial Revolution and New Imperialism, which both heavily impacted the modern world. The changes brought about the modern world some positive than negative situations. During the imperial there were situation that help build the modern world and things that didn’t quit work such ads working on their feet for hours and not taking a break, worker her beaten, however there were positive such as growth in cities and created faster transportation, and created resourceful invention car and or plan. There were positive and negative effect on the new modern world which help create the new government and society.
Less jobs mean more people are out of money--without money these people won't be able to pay their financial bills, consecutively cause them stress. With the
This affected families because now people who wanted to drink had to do it illegally and many got put in jail if they got caught. It also had an effect on society with the growing numbers of people who were admitted into the alcohol wards of the hospitals. The Nationwide ban on the production and sale of alcohol during the roaring twenties had a profound effect on the manufacturers, distributors, law enforcement and the public. The Eighteenth Amendment indicates no purpose to confiscate liquors that are lawfully owned. The Amendment is operative throughout all tutorials limits (Decisions of U.S. 4).
The Bubonic Plague killed more than 2/3 of the Western European population. It was a very contagious and deadly disease that spread quickly because of the dirty living conditions that the people lived in. For example, the streets were lined with garbage, which led to the breeding of rats who spread the disease, and people didn't bathe, which had them have fleas and lice. Because of this, the Bubonic Plague was more significant to Western Europe because of the multiple effects it brought to the region. Some of the effects included the different political and social changes which changed Europe.
a. The main areas where immigrants were coming from in the early 20th century was Italy, Ireland, and many other countries in Europe because of reasons such as famine and governmental issues. Because of these government issues, many people from European countries could not believe in the religions they wanted to believe in, and there was not enough money in the economy for food and clothes. Many people could not find jobs, causing them to become very poor and hungry. These push factors caused these Europeans to immigrate to the United States in the early 20th
This caused a rapid increase in the unemployment rate and a sharp incline in the number of homeless people on the streets. In the 1920s, President Hoovers Public’s Works Administration began
Many new immigrants from places in southern and eastern Europe such as Italy, Greece and Russia settled in Northern cities and became the backbone of industrial labor. Due to a lack of space in cities and the tendency of poverty among these immigrants, many of them had to live in tenements and slums. Since these immigrants were willing to settle for lower wages and worse conditions, they occupied many industrial jobs, frustrating the working class of whites and old immigrants. Along with the frustration that the immigrants were taking jobs away from natives, there was a widespread sentiment that these new immigrants were inferior. Furthermore, these new immigrants were religious but tended to be Catholic or Jewish as opposed to Protestant as was the majority, providing another basis of resentment.
This happened to many children during the Great Depression. The Great Depression was a difficult time for many people and families because the stock market crashed causing many people to lose a lot of money. Several people lost their jobs so, countless families became poor and money was tight. In result of this many children
The town was filthy and living conditions were horrible. The family struggled to find jobs so they could survive. Corruption in the government was very present in Packingtown. By not understanding the language, Americans and Immigrants swindle the family without their knowledge. Jurgis and his family were taken advantage of multiple times throughout this novel.
Also smoking drugs will cause people having illusion. People cannot do their works properly, so they may not have jobs and they will not get income to support their live