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Role play as a person living in the 1830s working in a Lowell factory. The class will take on the role of factory owner, girl on strike, talk show host, and girl not wanting to strike. Each group will analyze and research their character using primary and secondary resources. The class will then engage in a role play and discussion. The film Daughters of Free Men is suggested as a instructional activity accompaniment.