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Child Labor in the Gilded Age

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Roughly when was the Gilded Age?

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1. Why did Mark Twain call an era the Gilded Age?

2. What are laissez-faire economics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz/worksheet combo to see what you know about child labor in the Gilded Age. For the quiz, you need to know when this age was and why Mark Twain called the era the Gilded Age.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these assessments is to help assess your knowledge of:

  • Laissez-faire economics
  • Families that sent their children to work during the Gilded Age
  • Why factories during this age liked to hire children
  • When the Gilded Age was
  • Why Mark Twain called an era the Gilded Age

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the meaning of laissez-faire economics
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the time of the Gilded Age and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you pick out the most important information from the lesson on child labor during the Gilded Age

Additional Learning

In order to address more topics about this age, use the lesson titled, Child Labor in the Gilded Age. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Review the history of the Gilded Age
  • Analyze the end of this age
  • See why child labor was common during this age
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