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Seminar questions discussed in class:
1. Why are the garment workers feeling humiliated?

2. How were the workers "sweated" by the bosses?

3. Why do the workers strike?
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Chapter two:
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Chapter 2 Questions

1. Who were the Shirtwaist Kings? Why were they given this nickname?

2. What does it mean to a worker?

3. What did the change in fashion signal to the greater population?

4. What were the advantages of moving factories into lofts?

5. What were the two disadvantages of moving factories into lofts?

6. How did the Triangle Kings attempt to prevent workers from striking?

7. What ultimately led to the Triangle workers strike?
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Discussion of The Triangle, chapter two and three.

The Readings:
[[Attach:vonD2.pdf|Von Drehle's Chapter Two ]]


[[Attach:vonD3.pdf|Von Drehle's Chapter Three]]

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