About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering contemporary America material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about contemporary America. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing events about labor and related laws associated with contemporary America
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning world history (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Contemporary America chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Contemporary America chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any world history question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: View lessons on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about contemporary America for a standard world history course. Topics covered include:
- Laws about child labor in America
- More contemporary America topics
1. Child Labor Laws in America Today
Child labor was fairly common prior to and during the Industrial Revolution, but federal laws enacted in the 1930s placed heavy restrictions on the practice. This lesson explores child labor laws in America today.
2. History of Television: Invention & Timeline
Learn about the inventors and scientists responsible for bringing television into the world. Explore the progressive phases of development in the history of television. Discover the advances in technology and industry that made television possible.
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Other chapters within the Major Events in World History Study Guide course
- History of Ancient Civilizations
- History of the Ancient Middle East & India
- Ancient Greek History
- Ancient Roman History
- History of Early China & Japan
- History of Africa Before Colonization
- History of the Americas
- History of France & England
- Modern History of Germany
- Modern History of Greater Europe
- History of Modern Russia
- Countries & Capitals of the World
- Historical Timelines
- Contemporary Africa
- Contemporary Asia
- Ancient Inventions
- Dynasties of China