Robber Barons & Workers
<ul><li>Robber barons’ belief in a combination of Social Darwinism & charity </li></ul>Gospel of Wealth <ul><li>If you are...
Robber barons were setting up charities to help people that they were hurting… PROBLEM… THE WORKERS!
<ul><li>Long hours </li></ul>Working Conditions <ul><li>No benefits (sick leave, vacation, insurance, etc.) </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Dangerous jobs </li></ul>Working Conditions <ul><li>Unhealthy environment </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of pride – boring...
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Sept. 22 Notes (Robber Barons vs. Workers)

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Sept. 22 Notes (Robber Barons vs. Workers)

  1. 1. Robber Barons & Workers
  2. 2. <ul><li>Robber barons’ belief in a combination of Social Darwinism & charity </li></ul>Gospel of Wealth <ul><li>If you are rich, you should use your money to help the community </li></ul><ul><li>Set up colleges, libraries, hospitals, etc. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Robber barons were setting up charities to help people that they were hurting… PROBLEM… THE WORKERS!
  4. 4. <ul><li>Long hours </li></ul>Working Conditions <ul><li>No benefits (sick leave, vacation, insurance, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Low wages – causes child labor </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Dangerous jobs </li></ul>Working Conditions <ul><li>Unhealthy environment </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of pride – boring & repetitive work </li></ul>
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