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  • Newsboys In The 1800's

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    Despite the major setback of being part of the youth population in the late 1800’s, the Newsboys fought the authorities for the sole purpose of understanding what they deserved, as well as any child within the labor force. On July 20th, 1899, the start of one of the most powerful strikes in history began. By protesting and striking against two of the largest newspaper companies in New York at the time, the Newsies proved they weren’t budging in their stance. Through holding their ground and unmasking

  • The Harsh Times Of The 1890 ' S

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    During the harsh times of the 1890’s, the Newsboys were under severe oppression in the working place. This would change when they publicly challenge the authority of the corporate operation, ultimately leading to a shift in New York civil disputes and eventually helping to engulf the unfair working laws that were presented. This will and would lead the change of many civil minds and spark more impactful rebellions down the road. Up to this point a multitude of people were oppressed in many ways

  • The Harsh Times Of The 1890 ' S

    1559 Words  | 7 Pages

    During the harsh times of the 1890’s, the Newsboys were under severe oppression in the working place. This would change when they publicly challenged the authority of the corporate operation, ultimately leading to a shift in New York civil disputes and eventually helping to engulf the unfair working laws that were presented. This will and would lead the change of many civil minds and spark more impactful rebellions down the road. Up to this point a multitude of people were oppressed in many ways

  • The Newsies Strike Of 1899

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    the only source of media, they were the only way of knowing what was going on with the world. The newsies, also known as newsboys, were the ones who sold the papers, it was how they earned a living. Every morning, the newsies would line up and pay for a bundle of papers so they could sell them and hopefully make a profit. Most newsies were either orphans or runaways. When a newsboy did sell his papers, he used that money to buy food to tide him over for a day or two, but he had to save some of that

  • How Did Broadway Shows Affect American Culture

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    in the Revolution it was still a monumental event because the United States had gained its freedom. Other events like World War 2 and 9/11 played a similar role because it had a positive impact on the American culture. Smaller protests such as The Newsboy Strike of 1899 which occured in New York City was unknown to the general population of neighboring states but had a huge impact in New York. These events further helped the government of New York to grow as a state and reinform laws that helped the

  • The Movie Newsies Directed By Disney Ortega

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    by Kenny Ortega tells the dramatized story of the hard working Newsboys and their spirited riot in 1899 New York City. The Disney Version of this empowering union and strike shows the power of a team and working together and standing up for one’s rights. The story begins with Jack Kelley, one of many poverty stricken newsboys of Manhattan, and his gang of co workers. Jack Kelley is considered the leader of the group, and the newsboys work hard every day to sell their papers, barely making enough

  • Thomas Edison Essays

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    Edison was pretty much interested in Electricity or any sort of thing involving electricity. He worked patiently as a newsboy going from city of Detroit and back. They moved from Milan to Port Huron when Thomas Edison was nine years old. He worked as a

  • Child Labor Caused The Children

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    people. The people who could not go to school had no choice but to work for very low pay. Child labor started when factors were mostly ran by machines and not by man power. Some of the jobs include mines, glass factories, agriculture, home industries, newsboys, messengers, bootblacks, and peddlers. The owners of the factors would pay children to run the machines because it was cheaper than paying adults. Child labor caused the children to have a very bad childhood. They could be like normal children because

  • Jean Paul Gautier Research Paper

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    The famous French designer Jean Paul Gautlier initiates his passion about fashion world since his young ages, designing outfits to his family. At the age of eighteen he became Pierre Cardin as a design assistant, one of the most prestigious houses from that time, after sending his designing sketches to Cardin. After his debut in Pierre’s house, Gautlier worked with other fashion important names such as Jacques Esterel and Patou. In 1982 he established his own designs creations and changed the all

  • Middle Class In The Victorian Era

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    Victorian England Queen Victoria of England ruled from 1837 to 1901, making her the second longest reigning monarch in England. During her time as queen, an entire era was coined in her name by historians. To what is considered the "golden age" of England, the Victorian period brought a time of improvements in society, great achievement, and revolutionary ideas that paved the way for the modern times as we know it. Like today, the Victorian society functioned on three main classes: Upper Class

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