As the industrial revolution developed in the United States, traditional patterns of work were disrupted and replaced by more rigid, structured, factory-based workplaces. The notion of artisan republicanism, in which craftsmen could aspire to the status of a master within their given field, was threatened. American workers resisted these changes. In what ways did Americans seek to maintain their older traditions of work or improve the conditions of their new jobs, and how successful were they? Write a 4 to 5 page paper that addresses the question posed above.