Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
|Context||Technological innovations during industrialization sped up the processing of canned goods and contributed to unemployment.|
|Purpose||To show how the Iron Chink sped up the mass production of canned salmon and displaced workers|
In 1903, the Iron Chink changed the production process for canned salmon. Before the Iron Chink, Chinese cannery workers manually butchered and canned salmon. This machine, however, cut the fish open, separated the fins, and cleaned out the guts. The Iron Chink drastically cut the processing time, while simultaneously taking away the jobs of Chinese workers.