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Innovations DBQ: Summary of Documents


Document A
Testimony by business owner regarding his view of the relationship between workers and owners.

Document B
Statistics that reflect the increased value of raw materials as they are used to produce manufactured goods, specifically cotton and iron.

Document C
Illustrates cradle-to-grave relationship between labor and management in company towns.

Document D
Map illustrating election results.

Document E
Photograph documenting the explosive growth of a factory over a twenty-year time period.

Document F
Advertisement in a mail-order catalog that includes testimonials on benefits of farm machinery.

Document G
Discusses attitudes towards immigration in light of social and economic factors.

Document H
Statistical graphic correlating time and money spent on farming tasks while comparing hand labor and machines.