As the industrial revolution developed in the United States, traditional patterns of work
were disrupted and replaced by more ridged, structured, factory-based workplaces. The
older notion of the “Artisan Republic”—in which craftsmen could aspire to the status of a
master within their given field—was threatened. American workers resisted this change.
In what ways did Americans seek to maintain these older traditions of work, and how
successful were they?
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