Economic Transformations (1800-1848)

(From your professor and textbook authors)


  1. How does Moore describe the challenges facing skilled workers in this period of manufacturing innovation?
  2. According to Moore, what is the purpose of unionization? Why is it important and necessary?
  3. What did he feel that working men deserved, and how could unions secure this for them?
  4. What were his goals for the General Trades' Union? What did he feel was important for the labor movement to succeed? What strategies did he plan for the union to pursue its goals?
  5. From this address, what can you discover about the manufacturing revolution's impact on class relations during the early nineteenth century?