Child Labor in the Carolinas

Lesson Overview

Employers need employees or workers.  During the Second Industrial Revolution in the United States, many new jobs were created.  Many of the workers who filled these new jobs were children.  The problem of child labor was not that children were working, the problem was that children were being exploited or taken advantage of in the work place. Students will use primary sources to learn about child labor in the Carolinas.

2-3 hours
Lesson Type
Traditional Lesson