Factory Life

Life in the 1830s

Factory Life

Mass production of in goods and factories require a lot of work.Pre-industrial craftsmen had worked at home and performed a variety of tasks. With a lot of goods coming out of the factories there were lots of workers , in fact the were children working in the factories as well. these children would finish simple tasks 12 hours each day. Factory work was highly diciplied, workers had to be at work on time and pay attention to there work that they make.In 1820 there were 350,000 factory workers but in 1860 there were about 2 million workers. Women also work with the factories, they had to work in th fields and do house hold chores and some of them were even servants.Children would hav to obey there parents and help on the farms and helping with chores some of them even worked in mines .

Womens Rights

Womens Rights

In the 1800, men had the power while women could just work at home ,cook,clean, and chores. Men had suprrme power over women they could vote and to hold public office, women could not.Women reformers began to organize themselves in the strugglefor equality.Elizabeth Cady Stabton,Lucretia Mott and other reformers organized the sentiments.It yold men can't withhold women s rights. Women began wanting to vote and it was the whole point of the Declaration of Sentiments.