The Progressive Era

Paula Goodale

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The triangle fire was one on the deadliest workplace accidents, a fire broke out in the triangle shirt factory and barely anyone could get out. it was mainly young foreign women working. Hundreds of them died.
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Child labor was one of the big problems we had in history, and it still goes on today. It was too dangerous for children of this age to be working in factories, but factory owners just wanted the work done and didnt care.
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Women got tired of not being allowed to vote or even have the same work opportunities as men. the started to go on strikes and many got thrown in jail for trying to get equal rights.
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New York City settlement house leaders in the early 20th century helped to establish the national organization of settlement houses, called the National Federation of Settlements (NFS).
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many women wanted the same work and pay as men so they fought for it.