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Gilded Age - E Pd

Peter Goodnow


-Unsafe working conditions

+Women and children could now find jobs

-Hostility from the anarchists hurts other workers

+Unions create some progress in working condition improvement

-No government safety regulations

-Unions create divisions

-Low wages compared to owner profits (although wages were generally higher)

Cities and Immigrants

-Immigrants lived in poor, unhealthy housing, which spread disease, death

-Overcrowding leads to higher mortality rate

-Poverty among immigrants

+Cable cars and other new forms of transportation

-New, taller buildings and elevators, electric lights


-Animals spread illness