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    But the lack of fire safety in Manhattan was also a problem of power. The above quote may be succinct, but it is an extremely revealing statement that explains how Max Blanck and Isaac Harris got...

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    Triangle is ultimately the story of how a tragedy led to extensive labor reform and improved workplace conditions for America's workers. In his book, David von Drehle shines a spotlight on Tammany...

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    The characters in Triangle are (in no particular order): Max Blanck and Isaac Harris: Max and Isaac were the owners of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. On the day of the fire, the two men and 50...

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    The themes of Triangle are social justice/ the rise of the labor movement, immigration, and women's rights. The rise of the labor movement in the United States was directly tied to the Triangle...

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    Katharine Weber's 2007 novel Triangle tells the story of Esther Gottesfield, the last living survivor of one of the worst tragedies in New York City's history: the Triangle Shirtwaist fire of 1911....

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    Drehle's book looks at the Triangle fire from the workers' point of view, providing detailed background on the lives and working conditions of the immigrant women who perished unnecessarily in the...

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    Von Drehle states his thesis in the Prologue. He claims that the Triangle Fire in 1911 was not only a terrible industrial disaster—it was "the crucial moment in a potent chain of events—a chain...

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    Two Jewish immigrants, Max Blanck and Isaac Harris, owned the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory, where 146 employees died in a horrific blaze. Some of the young women killed in the fire were recent...

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    The opening chapters of the book are called "The Spirit of the Age" and "Triangle." In short, both chapters are meant to present the corruption at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory before the fire...

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    In the book, we are told that Charley Rose was hired to beat up Clara Lemlich because of her activist work: she had been guilty of leading a worker's strike at a blouse-making factory in...

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    The Triangle shirtwaist factory fire was an eye-opener for many people around the country. Essentially, the 145 workers that were killed all died due to what we would today call corporate...

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    David Von Drehle's Triangle: The Fire that Changed America is an account of the 1911 fire in the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in which 146 young female workers died. To develop a thesis statement (a...

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    The Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire advanced the role of women in American society because it helped to give energy to the Progressive movement. As the Progressives gained more power, women also...

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