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The social upheavals of the Market Revolution created new tensions between rich and poor, particularly between the new class of workers and the new class of managers. Lowell, Massachusetts was the location of the first American factory. In this document, a woman reminisces about a strike that she participated in at a Lowell textile mill.
Harriet H. Robinson Remembers a Mill Workers Strike, 1836. (Links to an external site: http://www.americanyawp.com/reader/the-market-revolution/harriet-h-robinson-describes-a-mill-workers-strike-1863/) (Cite mostly from this site please)
Questions:
What does the experience of this strike show about the changes happening in the workplace during the Market Revolution?
What would be different about this story given that it is coming from a young woman in the textile industry?
What about this period of the Market Revolution spurred worker organization into early unions?
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