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industrial conditions of the United States

Imogene C. Fales

industrial conditions of the United States

an address delivered by Mrs. Imogene C. Fales, president of the Sociologic Society of America, at the co-operative congress held at Carlisle, 1887.

by Imogene C. Fales

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Published by Co-operative Print. Society in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
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LC ClassificationsYA 24258
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL604823M
LC Control Number96199457

The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. In the early decades of the 20th century the American people benefited from industrial growth while also experiencing its adverse effects. In the s, the French government sent engineer and economist Michel Chevalier to study industrial and financial affairs in Mexico and the United States. In , he published Society, Manners, and Politics in the United States, in which he recorded his impressions of the Lowell textile mills. In the excerpt below, Chevalier describes the.

conditions. In its early history, the United States was an expanding country with a vast frontier and a predominantly agricultural economy. Up to , more than half the Nation’s adult workers were farmers. In the years that followed, however, industry devel­ oped rapidly and the . Tensions between the U.S. and China are escalating at a dizzying pace, with July 24 marking the lowest point of bilateral relations in decades. On that day, the Chinese consulate in Houston, Texas.

Presidents of the United States A De Luxe Golden Book hardcover. Condition is Good. The corners are worn and bent inward.. Shipped with US Media Rating: % positive.   NOTE: 1) The information regarding United States on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of United States Economy information contained here.


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