This original activity by Primary Source is intended to help students understand that one of the aims of Progressive reforms was to end child labor. Students are asked to analyze photographs of children at work, then write captions for a newspaper to convince the nation of the need for reform. This lesson incorporates high quality primary sources. Please be sure to rate this activity when you use it! We really appreciate your feedback.
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