World History Class February 6, 2009

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World History Class February 6, 2009

  1. 1. February 6, 2009 The new light rail train built in Portland, Oregon offers its riders free wireless internet service. Some people are arguing that this is unfair to people who provide the internet for a fee. Who is right? Should Septa provide free internet service on their trains?
  2. 2. Homework <ul><li>Using your notes on child labor, create a letter written by a young person working in a factory. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Quiz <ul><li>Due to the short week there will be no quiz </li></ul>
  4. 4. On this date: <ul><li>In 1945 Bob Marley was born </li></ul>
  5. 5. Child Labor <ul><li>Lewis Hine </li></ul><ul><li>Born 1874 </li></ul><ul><li>Died 1940 </li></ul><ul><li>Took pictures of workers and immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>Known for documenting child labor </li></ul>
  6. 6. Child Labor <ul><li>Children as young as 10, or younger, worked in factories and mines </li></ul><ul><li>There were not the same requirements that kids attend school </li></ul><ul><li>Children did dangerous jobs </li></ul>
  7. 7. Children working in a bottle factory, Indianapolis, IN, August 1908.
  8. 8. A nine-year old newsgirl, Hartford, CT, March 6, 1909
  9. 9. Boys in a cigar factory, Indianapolis, IN, August 1908
  10. 11. <ul><li>View of the Ewen Breaker of the Pa. Coal Co. The dust was so dense at times as to obscure the view. This dust penetrated the utmost recesses of the boys' lungs. A kind of slave-driver sometimes stands over the boys, prodding or kicking them into obedience. S. Pittston, Pa. </li></ul>
  11. 12. 9 p.m. in an Indiana Glass Works
  12. 13. 11 years old. Been working over a year. Rhodes Mfg. Co. Lincolnton, N.C.
  13. 15. <ul><li>One of the spinners in Whitnel Cotton Mill. She was 51 inches high. Has been in the mill one year. Sometimes works at night. Runs 4 sides - 48 cents a day. When asked how old she was, she hesitated, then said, &quot;I don't remember,&quot; then added confidentially, &quot;I'm not old enough to work, but do just the same.&quot; </li></ul>
  14. 16. Classwork <ul><li>Read the report written by Hines </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions on the worksheet </li></ul><ul><li>Write a short response telling how the pictures were essential to telling the story Hines wanted to tell </li></ul>

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