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Gilded Age - D Period

Peter Goodnow


-59 hour work weeks

-No government safety inspections

-Low wages, bad working conditions

-Labor unions designed to protect white men predominantly

-Child labor

-Unequal pay between men and women

-Discriminatory attitudes

-Easy to cut wages and lay off workers

-Disease in the workplace

+More jobs for women

Cities, Immigrants

+ More jobs

-Treatment of immigrants, especially Chinese....Nativism

-Division of neighborhoods racially, ethically, nationally

-New religions being introduced causing tension

-Contamination and garbage everywhere

+ Sanitary reformers

+ Trolleys and trains

-Higher crime rates