1.Discuss the factors that led workers at the Triangle Waist Company to
strike in 1909. What were the main issues that drove workers at Triangle
- What role did the Women’s Trade Union League (WTUL) and urban
Progressives like Anne Morgan play in supporting the efforts of the
striking workers? How effective were their efforts in ending the strike?
- Assess the impact of the Triangle fire. How did the fire
“change labor and industry forever”? Discuss at least four specific
labor reforms and workplace regulations that were enacted in the wake of
the Triangle fire. In what ways were these reforms connected with the
broader spirit of progressivism?
- What do you think is the
legacy of the Triangle fire? Do you think the Triangle fire helped
change the way we think about workplace safety regulation? Explain your
thoughts in detail.