Blog Topic #1 for US History (INET)


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?

**Please refer to the blog schedule on eLearning (under Content) to see who is assigned to post a blog for this week. You will need to create your blog and then upload it through WordPress (make sure that you are using the “History at Delta” site). All students are required to read all the blog posts for this week and make the required amount of comments (see directions). Comments are done on the blog post itself through historyatdelta.com.

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