The Role Of Child Labor In The 1800's

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“In 1833 and 1844, the first general laws against child labor, the Factory Acts, were passed in England: Children younger than nine were not allowed to work, children were not permitted to work at night, and the work day of youth under the age of 18 was limited to twelve hours.” This quote is very powerful for many reasons. This quote is powerful because it’s telling the reader about the very first child labor law that were passed to help stop child labor. However when you actually read the quote you see that it says in England. Child labor wasn’t only taken place in England. Child labor during the 1800’s was taken place in many different countries such as England, the Middle East and China. I chose this quote for the main fact that the laws

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