Pioneering Women (True Tales of the Wild West)

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In the early 19th century, the idea of prisons as places of reform became popular. They were especially common in textiles, constituting 50 percent of the work force in cotton mills with 16 or more employees, as well as 41 percent of workers in wool mills, and 24 percent in paper mills. A convenient place must be set apart on deck for cooking, and a proper supply of fuel shipped for the voyage. In the 1890s, at employers� requests, federal troops crushed strikes at Idaho silver mines, Carnegie�s steel plants, and Pullman railway works.

Pages: 48

Publisher: Enslow Publishers (February 1, 2012)

ISBN: 0766040224

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