United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013

The Lowell System

Timetable of Lowell Mill employees
with the day beginning at 4:30 am
(Source: Wikimedia Commons--public domain)

Question 131454:

The Lowell or Waltham System referred to

A) a revolutionary approach for harnessing rivers to power textile mills
B) greatly improved working conditions in New England textile factories
C) a socialist approach in which workers owned shares of factories
D) employing young women who were housed in factory-owned dorms
E) using slave labor in the operation of factories

Answer & Explanation

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