Flashcards in 2. Extent of rights by WW1 (1914) Deck (6)
development of large-scale industries such (steel/textiles)
Did position of unions improve (by WW1)?
what was this shown by?
reflected in growth of union membership
how was improvement in the position of unions limited?
many gains limited to white male workers
no guarantee that gains were permanent
who did unions represent in 1865
ONLY skilled workers
(in craft industries such as shoe makers)
What was the USA undergoing
rapid industrialisation = lots more unskilled workers