Labour in the 19th century
is it so difficult to find out what children's working
conditions were really like?
|Children in the Mills and Children in
the Mines, (32-39) all 'Think' questions and Steps 1 and 2.
Rather than choose one source as requested, select two
for each step. When 'Thinking the Enquiry Through' remember to
structure your answer so as to consider both the provenance and
content of the sources.
Minds and Machines Chapter 4
Spartacus on child labour is excellent and includes many of
the sources from the textbook. Because Spartacus has many other
sources, you may wish to evaluate sources of your own choice.
|Debating the issue of child labour:
Understanding the attitudes of people at the time.
Debating Child Labour: an online
You will be allocated a character from the 19th century (see
who was either a supporter or defender of child labour. Next you
should fill out this research
sheet about your character. Finally, you should
prepare a speech of one minute in length to be made to
Next you should play your character in a virtual online forum
International Student Forum to debate the motion: "Parliament
should pass legislation making
it illegal for children under the age of twelve to work in