9. Compare the following songs of protest: How are they similar? Use quotes
Factory (North):1836 Song Lyrics Sung by Protesting Workers at Lowell: Oh! isn't it a pity, such a pretty girl as I Should be sent to the factory to pine away and die? Oh! I cannot be a slave, I will not be a slave, For I'm so fond of liberty, That I cannot be a slave.
Slaves from one Plantation, available from the EDSITEment-reviewed Africans in America. This photograph (albumen print), taken by Timothy O'Sullivan in 1862, shows perhaps the largest group of enslaved African Americans ever to be photographed at one time. O'Sullivan was a pre-eminent Civil War photographer who visited this region of the South from about November 1861 to March 1862. The people in the photograph were the property of James Joyner Smith.
11. Write a summary that discusses the similarities between the North and South for workers. Include evidence from a variety of sources. Your summary should be 7-9 sentences.
12. How might this treatment of workers push people to move west and unionize?