Modern Times: Factory Work
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American History → Industrial Revolution → Assembly Line
American History → Industrial Revolution → Labor Conditions
Charlie, a factory worker, struggles to keep up with the production line at a factory, showing how monotonous factory work can be. He then starts to behave unprofessionally, creating problems for the other workers.
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What about the factory system fosters efficiency?
What skills might be most necessary in a factory?
How might this type of work affect workers?
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