Childhood Lost: Child Labor in the United States, 1830-1930

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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 working conditions of child laborers. Use this lesson to reinforce the use of support and evidence in a persuasive essay.

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5th - 10th
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