Child Labor Laws in America Today


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The main federal law governing child labor is:

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1. Child labor was not heavily regulated until:

2. What is the minimum labor age for most forms of non-hazardous, non-agricultural work?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The use of children in manual labor was once common practice. This assessment will quiz you on the history and current facts about child labor in America with questions about government regulation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will help you determine your understanding of child labor laws in the United States with questions about:

  • Pay for young workers
  • Minimum ages
  • Regulation history

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on child labor laws in America
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the federal laws about child labor
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about when regulation was enacted

Additional Learning

To learn more about this subject, review the lesson titled Child Labor Laws in America Today. This lesson contains more detail, such as:

  • Influence of the Industrial Revolution
  • National Child Labor Committee
  • Prohibition of sweatshops
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