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Chapter 13 Section 2 Factories: – Men, women, and children worked in them. – They worked long hours. – Lots of accidents (Examples: no protective shields of leather belts). Many lost fingers and there were a lot of broken bones. – No laws to protect workers.
Sarah Bagley started a petition for a 10-hour work day. It was thrown out because only women signed it. Immigrants brought their language, religion, and customs with them.
African Americans: – First newspaper was Freedom’s Journal. – Macon Allen was the first to practice law. – Most were poor. – Henry Boyd owned a furniture company. End Section 2
Chapter 13 Section 3 Slavery in the north was gone, but still thriving in the South with cotton. Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. They had to have more workers and farmers wanted to produce more cotton. They relied on slaves.
South had little industry. Agriculture was making a lot of money. North had industries, few slaves, and many railroads. South had agriculture, lots of slaves, and few railroads. End Section 3
Chapter 13 Section 4 Slavery: – Worked hard. – Made no money. – No freedom. – Fear of being sold (separated from family members). – No laws to protect them.
Harriet Tubman fled to the north and gained freedom. She was known as Moses to the blacks. She was one of the conductors of the Underground Railroad. South was offering huge rewards to return her.
Underground Railroad was owned by freed blacks and whites who opposed slavery. Gave help to runaway slaves. “Safe Houses”. Frederick Douglass fled to the north and gained freedom. End Section 4
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