The Causes Of The Second Industrial Revolution

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1 Second Industrial Revolution: Following the first Industrial Revolution, the Second Industrial Revolution, also known as the Technological Revolution, proceeded to emerge at the tail-end of the 19th century, going into the 20th century. Like the First Industrial Revolution, this revolution provided an advancement of technology, but with more tedious inventions. These advancements helped America pave ways for better communication with the telegraph, updated sanitation elements such as water supplies and sewage systems, and cumulated a new wave of globalization. 2 Knights of Labor: the Knights of Labor started out as a group of tailors who met in secrecy to provides the workforce with fair rules and regulations such as fair pay and and no child labor laws. This is important to modern day society because it sets a standard in the workplace for equality for all sexes, genders, and ages. 3 Haymarket Riot: In 1886, labor rights movements were on a course to change unconstitutional labor laws. At one of the rallies, an unknown person threw a bomb at the police, leading to eight deaths. With no evidence, the police persecuted multiple labor rights activists, setting back the progression of fair workplaces. 4 American Federation of Labor: The American Federation of Labor emerged a one of the first labor unions of the late 1800’s. It was formed to meet immediate demands of workers, which pleased politicians in a way in which they would not have to meet unrealistic
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