Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-06 - Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
In Child Labor and the Industrial Revolution, two sisters work in a linen mill under horrible conditions. Years later, the girls, now women, are about to receive an honor for an interview with the National Child Labor Committee.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This is a unique account of working-class childhood during the British industrial revolution, first published in 2010. Using more than 600 autobiographies written by working men of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries Jane Humphries illuminates working-class childhood in contexts untouched by conventional sources and facilitates estimates of age at starting
In the 1700s and 1800s, many new inventions were being created. This brought the rise of the Industrial Revolution in England and Europe, and eventually, in the 1900s, in America. The Industrial Revolution of the United States saw new factories being built. This was an opportunity for businesses to expand.