2 I. Northern Factories A. Working Conditions - In the summer factories were hot with no air flow. No such thing as air conditioning. Winter time is was cold because of no heatB. Attempts to Organize- 1. trade unions- 2. They went on strikeC. African American Workers- 1. racial prejudice and discrimination- 2. Free African Americans were not allowed to vote; could not attend public school or use public facilities; poor, segregated schools and hospitalsD. Women Workers- Employers discriminated against them, paying them less than male workers. Male workers excluded women from their unions
3 II. The Rise of Cities A. Introduction - 1. in overcrowded, rundown buildings with no plumbing or heat- 2. disease and fireB. Immigration- 1. because of a potato famine in Ireland in which more than 1 million people died- 2. GermanyC. The Impact of Immigration- Roman CatholicD. Immigrants Face Prejudice- 1. nativists- 2. the Know-Nothings
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