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Workers Rights


Recognize the rights that workers fought for in the late 1800's (i.e., wages, hours, insurance, and working conditions). 5.5.4

Links verified 9/17/2014

  1. Mother Jones: The Miners' Angel - Biography of Mary Harris Jones [this expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine]
  2. Labor in the 1800s - Teaching Guide; Lesson Plan - Triangle Factory Fire (warning: graphic description of the incident and deaths) A lesson plan can be found at this site An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format

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