Blog Topic #1

Blog Topic: This week we are going to discuss the impact of the Industrial Revolution on workers during the Gilded Age (late 1800s).  Employers ruled and the courts and legislatures generally sided with employers. Workers had little to no protection.  How did industrialism affect workers?  Why did employers find unions so objectionable, even dangerous?  What benefits did workers see in unions?

**Blog writers should make their posts by January 23. Everyone, including blog writers, should make their comments (at least two but feel free to do more) by January 30. Make sure that you are posting, reading, and commenting on the blogs for the class in which you’re enrolled.

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