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Child Labor In Cotton Mills Of The Early 20th Century
11th - Higher Ed
Students get a look into mill life and child labor in the South in the early 20th century, as part of the story of American industrialization. They read a document calling for an end to child labor in Southern cotton mills and respond to...
Cotton Mills from Differing Perspectives: Critically Analyzing Primary Documents
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The working conditions in the cotton mills at the turn of the 20th century are the focus of a series of activities that ask learners to examine primary source documents written from different perspectives. In the first activity, groups...
The Impact of the IWW on the Nation or Who were the Wobblies?
9th - 12th
Students evaluate the role labor groups had on the U.S. Government in the early 1900's. In this teaching American history lesson, students complete several activities, including response writing and listening to music, that reinforce...
Teaching With Documents Lesson Plan: Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor
9th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this child labor lesson, students examine photograhs by Lewis Hines and discuss the implications of child labor in America.