Warm-up • Copy HW • Grab a handout from the front • Please read pg. 43 in your Green Textbook • Complete the front side of today’s handout…it is page 9
Essential Questions • What happens when societies are faced with adversity? • How do societies stabilize in the face of adversity?
Guilds • Organization of people in the same craft or trade • Reasons for a guild… Controlled hours Set prices Trained workers • Apprentice: a person who works for a master tradesman in return for training Starting around age 12 a boy would be an apprentice for ~7 yrs. • Master: created a masterpiece and started a business, but this was expensive so…. • Journeyman: worked day by day instead of having your own business
Are Unions helpful to our society? YES NO Takes away the freedom of the owner Raises prices of products Some workers might not be doing their best • Training/advice/help • Earn a fair wage • Protection of members • Safety • Hours • Quality product
Final Thoughts????? • Please write a well developed paragraph supporting or denouncing the impact of unions in America! • Topic sentence • 3 main pts. • Conclusion sentence