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  • 1. QuickTimeª and a decompressor Child Laborare needed to see this picture. “You think school is hard…You won’t believe what they had to do.” -Cheyenne Ward QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • 2. Where Did They Work QuickTimeª and a Mines decompressor are needed to see this picture. Glass Factories Textile Mills QuickTimeª and a decompressor Agriculture are needed to see this picture. Canneries Home Industries QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture. Newsboys Messengers QuickTimeª and a Bootblacks decompressor are needed to see this picture. Pleddlers
  • 3. QuickTimeª and a decompressorare needed to see this picture. Why Did It happen? QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture  After the civil war a variety of inventions, and a wealth of resources helped to fuel an industrial boom.  Lots of labor was needed.  Children worked very cheaply and were easier to push around and control  Many families were very poor but had many children. The children needed to work to support their family so that they could survive.
  • 4. Problems Children had always been expected to help their family and work on the farm but the factory jobs presented new problems and dangers. QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this pict
  • 5. Problems Children were working in very dangerous conditions for 10 to 12 hours a day. Many lost fingers or arms or toes and even their lives There was no help for injured workers as they could easily be replaced
  • 6. Problems Besides injury the long hours at work stunted the growth and ruined the health of the child workers. Spending long hours in factories, mines and mills with poor ventilation and not being able to be outside in the sunlight permanently damaged the health and future of the children doomed to this life
  • 7. QuickTimeª and a decompressorare needed to see this picture. Problems Furman Owens, 12 years old. Cant read. Doesnt know his A,B,Cs. Said, "Yes I want to learn but cant when I work all the time. he had been working In the mills since he was 7 years old. The lack of education impacted society because so many were not educated. This made them even more vulnerable and less able to support a family or teach their own children later in life.
  • 8. Someone Had to Care Lewis Hine used his camera to tell the world about the evils of child labor His pictures captured the horrors and desperate circumstances of the children QuickTimeª and a This is one of his decompressor most famous are needed to see this picture. pictures.
  • 9. Many Children Still “Enslaved Today QuickTimeª and a decompressor are needed to see this picture.
  • 10. References http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/hine-phot http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/childlabor/ http://www.worlded.org/WEIInternet/projects/ListProje