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Year 09 - The Making of the Modern World: Industrial Revolution - Humanities: People of the Industrial Revolution
The History Learning Site highlights the plight of children in the Industrial Revolution through primary evidence; quotes from people who lived during the era.
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Cotton Mill Girl
Lewis Hine took a series of photographs of children working towards the end of the Industrial Revolution in America. His photos forced people to think about whether it was right to put children to work.
During the Industrial Revolution poor children often worked full time jobs in order to help support their families. Children as young as four years old worked long hours in factories under dangerous conditions. The practice of child labor continued throughout much of the Industrial Revolution until laws were eventually passed that made child labor illegal.
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