This original activity by Primary Source is intended to help students understand that one of the aims of Progressive reforms was to improve working conditions. It specifically features the tragedy at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. Students are asked to analyze photographs of the factory before and after the fire to consider changes to working conditions that had to be made. This lesson incorporates high quality primary sources. Please be sure to rate this activity when you use it! We really appreciate your feedback.
•This activity can be used as a formative or summative assessment
•This activity can be completed individually or in pairs
•This activity works well in an interactive notebook
•This activity is compatible with the Common Core Standards
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