Child Labor in the 1900s

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Which president passed the Fair Labor Standards Act?

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1. Which was NOT a major advancement associated with the Industrial Revolution?

2. What was the name of the organization formed in 1904 in the United States to campaign for child labor reform?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet checks your knowledge of child labor in the early 1900s and what has been done since then to reform and regulate child labor. You'll review the agencies and amendments surrounding child labor as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet are designed to test your knowledge of:

  • The president who passed the Fair Standards Labor Act
  • The major advancements of the Industrial Revolution
  • What organization fought for child labor reform
  • When the Child Labor Amendment was passed by Congress

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - check what you read about the Industrial Revolution's advancements and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - review what you know about child labor to answer questions about the organization created to reform it
  • Information recall - see if you remember when the Child Labor Amendment was passed

Additional Learning

You can find more insight with the provided lesson, Child Labor in the 1900s. In this lesson, you'll find more details about:

  • The ages of working children
  • The conditions of the work children did
  • The rise of factories and a need for workers
  • Why factories moved to the south
  • Creation and enforcement of related laws
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