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10 resources with the keyterm working conditions

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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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The Industrial Age in America: Sweatshops, Steel Mills, and Factories

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the working conditions during the Age of Industrialization. They research how workers reacted to the conditions and discuss the results of labor movement.
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The Textile Industry and the Triangle Factory Fire

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore on-the-job safety during the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research primary and secondary sources to analyze workplaces for women during the aforementioned historical era.
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Industrialization: A New way to work

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Many shifts in culture, life style, and production changed with the onset of the Industrial Revolution. Basic facts regarding factory work, urbanization, and the effects of industrialization are covered in this presentation. If you're in...
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Working Conditions in the Early 20th Century

For Students 9th - 12th
In this 20th century history worksheet, students read a 1-page article about working conditions in Canadian industries and then respond to 4 short answer questions.  
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Labor Unions and Working Conditions:United We Stand

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine primary documents about the establishment of labor unions. In this organized labor activity, students research the working conditions that contributed to the growth of the labor union movement. Learners make classroom...
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Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Tragedy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire. In this labor reform lesson, students research the fire and write a newspaper article report from the perspective of the time. Students evaluate the perspective of the workers and create...
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Industrial Revolution

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners cite the importance of the steam engine, cotton gin and steel making process. They describe conditions in cities due to increased industrialization. They explain how the living and working conditions led to the development of...
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Discovering the Need for Labor Unions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the role of labor unions in improving working conditions. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, students research the evolution of labor unions and discuss the types of conditions workers during the Industrial...
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Working Now, No More School

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore a CD-ROM about working places and conditions. They focus on child laborers working in mining conditions in the 1920's. After exploring the CD-ROM students generate questions that they would like to ask the laborers.