Child Labor "Someday the workers will take possession of your city hall, and when we do, no child will be sacrificed on the altar of profit!" -Mother Jones

children had to quit school and earn money without a choice
textile mills lacked safety devices like guardrails
in 1913 Woodrow Wilson "created the Department of Labor which ensures the protection of workers and regulates child labor."
the Keating-Owen Act was passed by congress prohibiting trade within companies for 30 days if they employed children under the age of 14
The revenue act of 1919 took a 10 percent taxation on goods that are produced by children
finally the child labor amendment was passed eliminating child labor
this is how child labor was reformed by American politics and society

"There is work that profits children, and there is work that brings profit only to employers. The object of employing children is not to train them, but to get high profits from their work." -Lewis Hine

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