Laissez Fair System

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Laissez Fair System

During the Industrial Revolution in America life and the industrial world were changing rapidly each and every day.  Industries and factories began to pop up all over the world and instead of people working in fields and smaller establishments many had to travel to the cities to find working the thousands of factories that were being created.  Due to all of these changes the life of the citizens all over the world began to change drastically as well.  Many people were forced to live in tight quarters, with germ infestations, illnesses, sick people and much worse.  The work place was full of long hours, women and children working horrendously long hours, in terrible and unsafe working conditions.  Essentially the world began to see a system that is referred to as the laissez-fair system.  The laissez-fair system was run by wealthy men and capitalists who did not want the government coming in trying to reform anything.  Under this system the capitalists were able to get away with these horrible conditions and little to no pay, with the wealthy getting richer and the poor getting poorer.  The American Dream was not even attainable for most people during the days under the laissez-fair system.