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  • 1890's-1910's
  • March 25, 1911 - NYC - Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
  • all people in NYC, mostly working women and bosses
  • modern factories
  • how bad the working conditions were, & if they were a little better there wouldn't be as many deaths
  • because of industrialization, it was not very sanitary
  • the fire passed labor protective laws
  • harsh working condition
  • workers=new immigrants:Northern and Southern Europe
  • Nov. 22, 1909 - workers went on strike for "higher wages, lower work hours, better working conditions"
  • social gospel
  • workers/strikers called socialists

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  • common man and factory owners
  • against child labor
  • Progressive Era
  • Triangle Fire - 14 year old girl died
  • People realized that children were in danger from being allowed to work in factories
  • Wanted to find a safer way for factory workers