To What Extent Did The American Political Ideals Of Liberty, Democracy, And Independence Shape The Development Of The Labor Movement In The Nineteenth Century?

Drawing on material from the lectures and readings, write a paper of roughly 1500 words (or 4-6 double-spaced pages) in response to the above essay prompt. Your essay should make clear how workers connected American political ideals to economic struggles over the workplace. Use clear and precise language and provide ample evidence to support your claims. Also, make sure to cite your sources. USE BOTH PRIMARY SOURCES

The first draft of the paper is due at the start of class on February 14th. Please submit your draft via the ASSIGNMENTS function on the course SAKAI page. Also, bring two hard copies of the draft to class.