L2 organized labor

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  • Source: A - http://www.loc.gov/item/96522213; B - http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3d02357/
  • Source: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/det.4a07285/
  • Union families confront strikebreakers guarded by Pinkerton detectives in Buchtel, Ohio in 1884. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress LC-USZ62-118122.
  • The Men Who Built America – Part 4/6
    Begin ~23:30 and end by 35:00 (gets violent)
  • L2 organized labor

    1. 1. Hello! Today is 11/14/13 • Pretend you are a child laborer working in a factory in 1905. Write a description of what you SEE, SMELL, HEAR, TOUCH and FEEL as you work.
    2. 2. What we’re going to do today By the end of class, you will be able to describe By the end of class, you will be able to describe the working conditions in factories during the working conditions in factories during Industrialization and explain how workers Industrialization and explain how workers organized to fight for reform. organized to fight for reform. Agenda – – – – Warm Up Investigation: Working Conditions Labor vs. The Company Closure: What would you do?
    3. 3. Homework & Announcements • * Take out your agenda!
    4. 4. . . . to think like a historian. What were working What were working conditions like during conditions like during Industrialization? Industrialization? During Industrialization, During Industrialization, working in a factory. .... working in a factory.
    5. 5. Name: Period: Thinking like a Historian SCHNIDER – U.S. History II What were working conditions like during Industrialization? Source A: Ta p ing Co ils , We s ting ho us e Wo rks (Video) B: Ste e l Wo rke r in M a s ill m o lte n s te e l s p ills fro m va t (Image) C: The Bitte r Cry o f Child re n by John Spargo (Text) During Industrialization, working in a factory. . During Industrialization, working in a factory. . W hat evidence do you see or read that will help you answer the historical question? During Industrialization, W hat can we working in a factory. . . learn from this image: W hat were working conditions like during Industrialization ?
    6. 6. A: Ta p ing Co ils , We s ting ho us e Wo rks (Video)
    7. 7. B: Ste e l Wo rke r in M ill a s m o lte n s te e l s p ills fro m va t (Image)
    8. 8. C: The Bitte r Cry o f Child re n by John Spargo (Text & Images)
    9. 9. Labor vs. The Company
    10. 10. Name: Period: Labor Reform LABOR THE COMPANY • What they wanted: • How they fought for it: SCHNIDER – U.S. History II • What they wanted: VS VS .. • How they fought for it
    11. 11. VS. VS. Labor: How did they fight? Unions: A group of workers that Unions: A group of workers that unite to fight for better working unite to fight for better working conditions and pay conditions and pay Example: American Federation of Labor
    12. 12. VS. VS. Labor: How did they fight? Strike: When workers refuse to Strike: When workers refuse to work (stop working) as a form of work (stop working) as a form of protest protest
    13. 13. VS. VS. Labor: How did they fight? Boycott: Boycott: asking consumers not asking consumers not to buy goods from a to buy goods from a business that is business that is mistreating workers mistreating workers Union Label Union Label
    14. 14. VS. VS. Labor: How did they fight? Picketing: marching outside a Picketing: marching outside a company's property to stop company's property to stop others from entering others from entering
    15. 15. VS. VS. The Company: How did they fight? Lock Out: when a company Lock Out: when a company stops work (which means no stops work (which means no pay for the workers); an pay for the workers); an employer-forced strike employer-forced strike
    16. 16. VS. VS. The Company: How did they fight? Strikebreakers: people who Strikebreakers: people who work during a strike, called work during a strike, called “scabs” by the union “scabs” by the union
    17. 17. VS. VS. The Company: How did they fight? Private police: officers hired Private police: officers hired • strikebreakers by the company to enforce by the company to enforce company rules company rules
    18. 18. Example: Homestead Strike of 1892 • Background – Working conditions – Carnegie & Frick • How did it end?
    19. 19. What would you do? What would you do? • If you were working in a factory or mine in the late 1800s, would you join a union? Why or why not?

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