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1 Child Labor During the Industrial Revolution Katia Gutierrez W. Stiern Midle School Ms.Marshall HSS 8.6.1

2 How did it all start?  It all started in Great Britain during the 1700s.  Through out the years it spread to Europe and North America in the 1800s.  All because of the development of industrialization.

3 Causing……  A lot of factories to open, leaving lots of available jobs to lots of families. o Kids as young as 6 and up were able to work in textile mills.

4 How Many Hours Did Kids Work?  Kids worked up to 19 hours a day or either hours after the Factory Act was passed by Parliament in  Had only one hour break. 

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6 Food  If they didn’t get a break, they would eat while working.  The food was covered with dust  The factory provided water, porridge and out cakes  The food didn’t give enough energy for them that they needed to work with

7 How Much Did Kids Get Paid?  Some kids didn’t get paid at all.  Children that did get paid would be paid little.  Kids of eight years old would get paid 3 or 4 cents.

8 Conditions in Texttile Mills  It was very dirty and dangerous  Most of the children worked bare foot  Children were injured every day working around dangerous machines

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10 Treatment  Treatment in the factories was often cruel  Children who were not able to work in factories would be sent to factories to be assistants to the workers.  Where they would be abused verbally or physically  Adults would not take any consideration for their safety

11 “The Factory Act”  “The Factory Act” passed by Parliament in 1833, was the first act to be passed to improve conditions.  Which helped with passing more laws to end child labor.

12 Bibliography  by David Cody   by Lewis Hine


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