Industrial Revolution - Child Labor
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by David Duval
| 13 Questions
Note from the author:
Assignment covering child labor during the Industrial Revolution.
1
1 pt
What did you find most depressing about this article?
2
1 pt
What did you find most surprising about this article?
3
1 pt
How many pairs of clothing does the family have?
9
18
27
36
4
1 pt
Only using the picture for the number of people in the family that contributed money, how much did the family bring in a week?
22.00
36.00
43.00
47.50
5
1 pt
If you were in this situation, which problem/issue would have been the most difficult for you?
6
1 pt
How old was Furman when he started working
8
9
12
7
1 pt
On average spinners would work up to 12 hours a day. If the girl spinner worked 12 hours a day for the pay mentioned, how much did she make an hour?
.04 cents
.40 cents
$5.76
8
1 pt
What were two dangers facing the boys who worked in the mines?
9
1 pt
Besides being to young by today's standards, what else did the boys did at work that is seen as dangerous/unhealthy in today's world?
10
1 pt
What could the company have done to prevent this tragedy?
11
1 pt
What post-accident action shows that the company probably does not care about the well-being of its employees?
12
1 pt
Of the six different stories, which one did you find the most depressing and why?
13
1 pt
Search the Internet for stories about child labor issues during the Industrial Revolution. In your answer below copy the web address/URL of the story and create two short answer questions about the article. You may not use one of the stories from this assignment.
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