The Work Of Factory Workers

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Factory Workers Jacob Miranda – Human Resource Management CSU Gobal – US History Factory workers As this nation has become independent and started to grow. There were new beginning of of an era that not everyone was going to work on a farm or a plantation but soon a production that people would be working in a warehouse with machines producing goods. (First Slide) The first factory in the United States was begun after George Washington became President. In 1790, SAMUEL SLATER, a cotton spinner 's apprentice who left England the year before with the secrets of textile machinery, built a factory from memory to produce spindles of yarn. Once this was built many people followed in the footsteps and 1000’s of factories opened up in time. This was a time in history that technology became a leading industry in America. Machines were built to produce goods in the factories as many factory workers worked in dangerous settings and many got hurt from these machines. Each factory floor was packed with up to 250 machines, with little space between them. Women, Slaves, and Children were forced to work at a young age and this was the growth of the industrial revolution. I know for a fact that this is a time that None of us would want to work in these conditions as they were not safe for anyone to work in and we have come a long way in for factory workers to be happy with where they work, work in a safe environment and paid a better wage then the begging time of factory workers. It
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