American industry workers experienced both good and difficult times. Labor Unions were organizing. Labor Unions and Immigration both had momentous effects upon the industry worker. After the Civil War.
Lovoll Overview Occupying the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula in northwestern Europe, and sharing borders with Sweden, Finland, and Russia, Norway is slightly larger than the state of New Mexico, measuringsquare milessquare kilo-meters.
The country measures 1, miles from south to north, and one-third of its land mass lies north of the Arctic Circle, extending farther north than any other European country. Norway's population is 4, Save for an indigenous minority of Samis estimated at no more than 40, confined mainly to the northern half of the country, Norway's population is ethnically and culturally homogeneous.
Almost 90 percent of the inhabitants belong to the Evangelical Lutheran state church, five percent are members of other denominations and faiths, and only five percent have no religious affiliation. Norway's form of government is a hereditary constitutional monarchy.
The capital city is Oslo. The national flag displays a central blue cross with a white border on a red field. Norwegian is the official language, rendered in two different literary forms, the predominant bokma'l Dano-Norwegian and the rural dialect-based nynorsk New Norse.
Norvegr or Noregr designates the sea-lane—the north way—along the country's extensive coastline as viewed from the south. Maritime connections west and south have, as a consequence of Norway's geography, characterized its history.
During the Viking Age expansive forces moved the Norse Vikings onto the historical stage of Europe; their westward expansion extended to Iceland, Greenland, and even to the continent of North America.
Some time before Harald Fine-hair consolidated Norway under the Yngling dynasty. The martyrdom of King Olav II of this royal line on July 29,at the Battle of Stiklestad, made him Norway's patron saint, secured a national monarchy, and established the Christian church as a dominant institution.
Medieval Norway attained its political height under the reign of Haakon IV Haakonsonwith territorial dominance to the western islands the Orkneys, the Shetlands, the Hebrides, the Isle of Man, and the FaroesIceland, and Greenland, and three districts in present-day Sweden.
It was then that Norway entered fully into close diplomatic and commercial relations with other European states. Norwegian national decline manifested itself in dynastic unions with the two other Scandinavian nations, Sweden and Denmark. The Bubonic Plague that ravaged Europe in the middle of the fourteenth century hit Norway, a country with greater poverty and fewer natural resources than the other Nordic lands, especially hard.
Norway's population was devastated, resulting in a serious loss of income for the great landowners, the church, and the king. The last king of an independent and sovereign Norway died in and Norway united with Denmark. In the three Scandinavian states were joined under one ruler in the Kalmar Union; in the case of Norway the union with Denmark lasted until The Lutheran Reformation in resulted in Norway's reduction in administrative arrangements to a province within the Danish state.
The idea of Norway as a kingdom, however, remained alive throughout the union period and was evidenced in the term "the twin realms.
Rejecting the terms of the Treaty of Kiel, which transferred Norway to the King of Sweden, a constituent assembly meeting north of Oslo at Eidsvoll on May 17,signed a constitution establishing a limited and hereditary monarchy, and declared Norway's independence.
Mindful of their pledge to the Swedish throne, but also not wishing to quell Norwegian moves toward independence, the European powers endorsed a compromise that established a union under the Swedish king.
The union preserved the Eidsvoll constitution and was based on the will of the Norwegian people rather than the Treaty of Kiel. The Act of Union signed in declared, in principle, an equal partnership in the double monarchy of Sweden and Norway.Occupying the western part of the Scandinavian peninsula in northwestern Europe, and sharing borders with Sweden, Finland, and Russia, Norway is slightly larger than the state of New Mexico, measuring , square miles (, square kilo-meters).
I. Background information on industry and workers. A. Between the period of , industry exploded in growth. B. There were many contributors that included government action, labor unions, immigration, and technological changes. American Industrial Worker () During the late s (s), the blossom of an era was developed, the Industrial Revolution.
The Industrial Revolution provided the means and demands for more work and more workers. Analyze the impact of any TWO of the following on the American industrial worker between and -Labor unions Analyze the impact of various events on the American Industrial worker between and Essay I.
Background Between and , American industry workers experienced both good and hard times. The American Industrial worker has faced many challenges throughout history. During the time period of there were many conflicts and changes that directly affected the average American working in Industry.
Debates over immigration dominate today’s newspaper headlines and political campaigns. These debates may be new in some of their particular concerns (the border with Mexico, Islamist terrorism), but many of the questions raised and arguments presented would have been deeply familiar to a reader in