Those are some of the reasons why the American Dream is too out of reach for most people. One reason that makes it very tricky to achieve the American Dream, is due to the fact of how much it costs to live and survive life every day on a normal basis. The basic necessities of life are a huge cost in itself, especially with the wages nowadays. That causes the people with the poor wages to struggle
Many kids and adults had to work all day on their feet and never really got time to relax and go home. they had to work for hours in machines which could make people sick because there were pollutions and other chemical that gave people health problems and they may sometimes have died because maybe they couldn’t afford to go to the doctors because, workers in the factories didn’t really get pay that much because of how they work for long times . according to Document 2 it explains “ the hour labor was from 6 to t night; it was very difficult work “as a result, even though many people work they couldn’t afford to buy much food for their family and barely saw their kids and have a time to enjoy each other. Also there were many people adult that could no longer work and manger would offer little kids to work at a very younger age and didn’t have to go to school. Many girls who work had to tie their hair back because it would be catch on the machines.
During the times of the Gilded age the labor issues that were occurring were terrible. The amount of labor violence at hand continued to increase, while workers were taken advantage of in numerous ways. They were forced to work for extremely long hours a day with barely any pay, not only were their hours strenuous but work would also take place in very dangerous working conditions. Because of the horrific treatment workers would often organize unions which only made employers even more determined to retaliate. Thus causing workers and industrialists to be at constant conflict, whether it be the fight over control, or just the nonstop strikes and
Although the Gilded Age may seem like a clean cut time period on the outside, it was actually very destroyed underneath. There was in fact a great load of manufacturing going on, but the work put into that production was unimaginable. Workers worked long, vigorous hours, with low pay, children worked, and little health safety. These terrible work conditions were endured as long as possible by desperate people who
Like the workers, slaves worked hard, long days with no breaks for most of the time. The working conditions were not very good at all and at most times, they were gruesome. If the slaves didn’t do what was told of them, they would be terribly beaten and sometimes even killed. Slaves and silk factory workers alike did not deserve what they have to go
They slaved for hours and hours over large machines, working for long hours each week. Workers suffered constantly, weaving and sewing until closing time. Many people perceive that mills were run by greedy owners and in most cases, they weren’t wrong. Mill owners gave workers little pay and little time to eat. Workers were only paid enough to support their homes and they could barely support their family.
In this case study it talks about how they are looking after 10 men over the age of 75. It talks about how the residence has a high turnover of staff. And because of this it outs a lot of stress of members of staff in order for them to get all of their work/tasks done on time. Because of this the jobs that they do carry out are not always done to the best of their ability and they don’t always offer the best help and care to patients. An example could be, if a service user needs support with their personal care they may need to wait long periods of time without any help.
Due to this, it causes those who don't participate in criminal acts to be forced to commit illegal offences. High crime rates make it next to impossible for businesses to flourish, in turn affecting the jobs available. 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
Many people were paid low salaries for many working hours. Health hazards were a big issue in the factories. Many workers were injured or dead due to factory incidents. The factory owners weren’t responsible for their lives, so it wasn’t well addressed to the public as an issue. However, labor workers created labor unions to address their issues to the factory owners and to the government, they protested to seek their needs first and for better wages.
Typically, one does not think about unemployment being a social problem, unless you are someone that is unemployed or has experienced unemployment. Unfortunately, unemployment is becoming a serious social problem today in society. Many people who happen to be unemployed are more than capable of working they just do not have the proper experience or flexibility that a job requires. Many are also unemployed because there are not enough jobs for everyone. The unemployment rate is rising every day and the something needs to be done to stop this.