Child Labor By: Loreni Ramirez

About Child Labor

Since the late 1700s and early 1800s children were forced to work in dangerous jobs to help their family, this was called Child Labor. Child Labor commenced in the late 1700s and the early 1800s. Children across the U.S were working in dangerous and hazardous jobs.

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Why were Children involved?

Children in the 1900s had to work to help there families survive. About 215 million children in the ages 5-17 were forced to do dangerous and hazardous jobs.

Types of jobs?

Children will work in agricultural industry, textile industry,mining industry, manufacturing industry, laboring work, domestic work, sweatshops, and street jobs.

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1700-1800: Child Labor first began

1810-1820: Children were working 50-70 hours a week. Children will work in agricultural industry, textile industry, mining industry, manufacturing industry, laboring work, domestic work, sweatshops, and street work.

1830-1850: First child labor law

1840-1890: Forty-four states in the U.S had child labor laws.

1900-1950: 18% of the workers were under the age of 16.

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Credits:

Created with images by kiwanja - "Child labour prohibited. Oh, and no smoking. #Bangalore" • Children's Bureau Centennial - "LC-DIG-nclc-01581" • Children's Bureau Centennial - "LC-DIG-nclc-01342 Girl Warping Machine" • Children's Bureau Centennial - "LC-DIG-nclc-01471 Boy Doffers 1908"

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