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women tried getting several jobs.
women raised families.
it was hard for ladies to get income
a lot of men died in the mines.
butte has the largest poisonous lake.
each neighborhood was a like a little town.
they started destroying neighborhoods.
they were worried that butte would become a ghost town.
no smoking sign were in 16 languages.
they called it hard rock mining.
men would have to share beds with other men after their shift.
copper was the best conductor of electricity.
the mining was dangerous
they said butte was like a mini Pittsburgh
butte didn't want to be known as a cow town
world war 1 started happening in 1917
everyone gathered when they got a letter
immigrants came from all over Europe.
the copper smoke killed a lot of cattle.
little kids would sell news papers.
the boys would either have to pay for newspapers or fight.
miners ran for their lives after they lit the tnt sticks.
conditions in the mine became worse every day.
miners wanted exit doors in the mine so they could get out in time.
copper powered a lot of things during the war.
the miners had to go on strike.
the one thing you didn't do is cross the picket line
the town was booming everyday.
they didn't think of copper as money they thought of it as a community.
miners started using open pit mining.
men labored in the big machines.
it was a new ara for butte.
entire streets were bulldozed.
they built a big statute in butte
The united states ended ww1
they treated the men like the mules.
They had to kill a man because of he strike.