20th cen

life of the 20th century

The dawn of the twentieth century was a time of

great change in the United States, and many of those

changes can be seen in the lives of the nation’s children—

how they worked, played, learned, and made sense of

the world.

1890s, electric streetcars had replaced horse drawn vehicles, .

Expanding Public Education

Between 1865 and 1895, states passed laws requiring 12 to 16 weeks of annual education for students ages 8-14,