Many textile mills only hired young, unmarried women as workers. These young girls were often called “Lowell girls” after the Lowell textile mills. Conditions were often dangerous, and their private lives were closely controlled.
Why would factories prefer to use young women as workers instead of men or older, married women?
American History 1
What is a "bellringer"?
A "bellringer" is an opening activity for our class. It will usually consist of a short writing prompt related to a topic we will cover in class each day.
Read the blog post with today's opening question. Respond to the question with a paragraph of about 5 sentences.