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    • Victorian factories
      What were Victorian factories like?
    • What were Victorian factories like?
      Factory workers had to
      breathe in soot , smoke
      and dust from the machines.
      Machines did many types
      of jobs including spinning.
      Britianwas full of factories.
      People shouted over hiss
      and rattle of machinery.
      The people who worked in
      the factories dripped with sweat.
    • What were cotton mills?
      Cotton mills were factories which cotton was spun into thread.
      Mill workers lived in
      small houses close to the
      factories.
      • The machine turned the
      thread into textiles, such a
      clothes .
    • Why wasthe factory work dangerous?
      • The factory owners
      wanted the children to
      work because they
      were cheap ,and they
      could crawl under the
      machines.
    • Thread!
      Small girls worked
      in mills As piecers
      (a child who
      worked in a
      mill joining
      pieces of
      thread together)
    • Reformers
      People called
      reformers wanted to
      stop the child-work!
    • Laws!
      1841 mines act-NO child under the age of 10 to work underground in a coal mine.
      1847 Ten hour act-NO child to work more than hours a day.
      1874 Factory act-NO child under the age of 10 to be employed in a factory .
    • Thank you for watching!
      By Tania and Connie!