A.) Fixed minimum ages of 16 for work during school hours, 14 for certain jobs after school, and 18 for dangerous work. Also, created minimum wage and overtime pay for working over 40 hours a week. B.) It is interesting to see how they could finally end child labor. C.) this law ended child labor among other things and this law is still in affect today.
A.) The United States Children's Bureau is a federal agency organized under the United States Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families. Created by president Taft in 1912. B.) I am simply interested in child labor reform so I was drawn to the children's bureau. C.) there is still a children"s bureau today that works to protect children from abuse.
A.) Prohibited the sale in interstate commerce of goods produced by factories that employed children under fourteen, mines that employed children younger than sixteen, and any facility where children under fourteen worked after 7:00 p.m. or before 6:00 a.m. or more than eight hours daily. Declared unconstitutional in 1918 B.) I am interested in child labor reform which drew me to this short lived law. C.) this law is not in act today but it got people in the right mood to stop child labor permanently.
A.) President from March 4, 1909 to March 4, 1913 created the children's bureau of 1912. A republican. Also served as chief justice, his dream job. B.) to me Taft is an interesting man not only was he the president but he was also the supreme justice. to me it is amazing that this man had so much success in his life. C.) Taft was the president so he obviously had a large impact on our democracy but other than that he created the children's bureau that still lives on to this day.
A.) The Great Depression occurred from 1929-1941 many people lost jobs so families needed help from all members in order to survive so many children started work. B.) to me the great depression was a very important time in our history. People began to see the corruption america faced and then they began to change things. Also it is interesting that america was able to make it through such a terrible time and then thrive after words. C.) Today, we can look back on the past and learn from it many changes were made because of the great depression.
A.) Industrialization attracted workers and their families from farms and rural areas into urban areas and factory work. In factories and mines, children were often preferred as employees, because owners viewed them as more manageable, cheaper, and less likely to strike B.) The industrial revolution is important to me because it made a major affect on daily life it is interesting to see how these changes were made and the affects they had on the future C.) A lot of the new inventions created during this time are used today. Some of the political issues that emerged during this time are still discussed today
A.) The New Deal was the set of federal programs launched by President Franklin D. Roosevelt after taking office in 1933, lasting until American entry into the Second World War in 1942. Its goals were Economic Recovery, Job Creation, Investment in Public Works and Civic Uplift. B.) I think the new deal was a necessary program. I am drawn to it because it is interesting that for once someone had foresight to change things. C.) Roosevelt's new deal reformed many important things. Most of the changes are still in act today. The economy now thrives!
A.) A series of social service programs that relocated poor and homeless city children to new homes. These families adopted the children and often put them to work like slaves. From 1854 to 1929. B.) to me orphan trains are really sad these children thought they were going south to find loving families but in reality they were being sold into virtual slavery C.) today people have learned from past mistakes and are more humane and the orphan train is gone. The orphan train defiantly affected how we treat orphans today.
A.) Campaigned against child labor after working with children in an Alabama cotton mill. B.) to me Jones is inspiring she fought for many reforms. It is important to fight for what you believe in I think it is great that she did this. C.) This woman helped to reform many things. She created many unions that gave people the power to voice there own opinions.
A.) Charles Dickens helped publicize the evils of child labor with his novel Oliver Twist. B.) I am now interested in reading this book because I love books it would make the problems that these children faced seem more real and understandable. C.) This book is a classic work of literature and has affected the way literature is created today. It is books like this that help people face problems through writing.