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32 resources with the concept labor laws

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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Becoming Us: Resistance

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
The three case studies in the Becoming Us: Resistance unit module look at the individuals and groups who have resisted the antidemocratic forces of inequality and oppression. The Fighting For Freedom resource has young historians...
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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Working in groups, middle and high schoolers describe and discuss photographs depicting working conditions experienced by child laborers in the 19th century. They then write a persuasive paragraph supporting an amendment to regulate the...
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Child Labor in America

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students investigate child labor during the Great Depression. In this US policy lesson, students evaluate multiple layers of the social, economic, and political affects of policy during the Great Depression. Students will engage in 5...
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Strength in Solidarity: Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Campaign for Fair Food

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
New ReviewNot all food is created equal. The lesson dives into the world of migrant farm workers to show their struggles to earn livable wages and better working conditions. Academics learn why the Coalition of Immokalee Workers was created and...
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Analyzing Photographs of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
New ReviewWhile a catalyst for the labor movement, 146 people lost their lives in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1913. A series of photographs of the aftermath of the tragedy help young historians consider the impact of the fire. The...
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Analyzing a Child Labor Photograph

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewSometimes images tell shocking stories. Individuals examine a Lewis Hines picture of children packing beans and consider the impact working in a factory had on their young lives. A series of prompts emailed to the teacher helps them...
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Confronting Work Place Discrimination on the World War II Home Front

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Before the Civil Rights Movement was in full swing, FDR's executive order helped promote fair employment. The activity uses primary documents to explore FDR's executive order to help minorities gain equal employment and pay during the...
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Slavery as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An engaging lesson delves into the effects of slavery on society. Young historians read text excerpts, complete handouts, and participate in group discussion to understand how slavery was a means to control society and establish a racial...
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On This Day: Cesar Chavez Day

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
Scholars learn how Cesar Chavez and his labor union organized boycotts to promote changes for migrant farm workers. In video clips, Chavez also speaks on how the boycott can promote change and efforts people can take to help. The...
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On This Day: Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

For Students 7th - Higher Ed
How did the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire change modern working conditions? The engaging resource explains conditions that contributed to the tragic fire, the workers affected by it, and how it changed labor laws and working...
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Palmer Raids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Scholars complete hands-on activities, a short writing assignment, and read newspaper articles to understand how the Palmer Raids were conducted out of the public fear of political radicals. The PowerPoint presentation explores the tense...
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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
On March 25, 1911, 146 garment workers died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Class members use primary source documents to research the tragedy and how it lead to the creation of labor unions and new labor laws. As an exit...
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Child Labor and Human Rights

For Teachers 4th Standards
How young is too young to have a job? A thoughtful lesson guides scholars through different texts to learn about child labor conditions, the right to safe working conditions, and fair wages. Class members ultimately complete writing...
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Labor Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
Labor Day isn't just a day off at the beginning of the school year! Learn all about the workers who fought for labor laws and workplace safety with an informative video about the origins of Labor Day.
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The Supreme Court: Worker's Rights

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did the Supreme Court's interpretation of the Fourteenth Amendment affect worker's rights? Discover why it is so important using an enlightening resource. Learners watch a video about worker's rights, read background information...
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The Supreme Court: Liberty of Contract

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How did the Supreme Court apply the Fourteenth Amendment to cases involving working people? Learn all about labor rights in a resource that focuses on the liberty of contract and protections for workers. Scholars complete handouts that...
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The Supreme Court: FDR and the Court

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do FDR, the New Deal, and the Supreme Court have in common? All three were involved in a court case that granted a maid back wages, so she received the minimum wage at the time—a case in which the Supreme Court ruled in favor of...
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The Progressives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Progressive Era brought about a word that often leads to turmoil—change! Learners research the late 1800s in American history to uncover societal issues gripping the nation back in the day. The 15th lesson of a 22-part series...
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Hazards in the Workplace

For Teachers 11th Standards
Safety first! High school juniors discover workplace hazards and labor laws in the third of a six-part series of career and college readiness lessons. The resource focuses on child labor law awareness, safety standards, and ways to...
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Why Did the Triangle Fire Occur?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
An investigation of the 1911 New York City Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire leads class members to examine primary and secondary source materials related to the event and apply what they learn about the working conditions at the time to...
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Halsted Street Car

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Carl Sandburg's brief poem, "Halsted Street Car" suggests a world full of pain, of tired wishes, and of empty dreams. Readers use the provided questions to open a discussion of the effects of the working conditions in the early 1900s on...
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Cesar Chavez- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Farm worker, union organizer, founder of the United Farm Workers of America, Cesar Chavez is the focus of a short video sure to spark interest in the life of this famous activist.