Category Archives: Market Revolution

Karl Marx vs Adam Smith article with Analysis Questions

Article comparing the economic philosophies of Karl Marx and Adam Smith, the classic capitalism vs socialism arguments (Analysis questions included.) Click on the link to download article with analysis questions: Adam Smith vs Karl Marx article with analysis questions Advertisements

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“Slavers” for New England Girls (1846) Primary Source Document Activity

Primary Source Account of Textile Girls in the Mid 19th Century: We were not aware, until within a few days, of the modus operandi of the factory powers in this village of forcing poor girls from their quiet homes to … Continue reading

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The Coming of the Irish (1836) Primary Source Document Activity

Primary Source Document: Account by Charles J. Latrobe (1836) a writer sharing his observations of the Irish Immigration experience in America. Here comes a shipload of Irish. They land upon the wharfs of New York in rags and open-knee’d reeches, … Continue reading

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