Child Labor Laws

Learn about the child labor laws in today's society

Background Information

Child labor began as early as the 1830's. Child labor was always a problem back then before they enacted it mainly because kids ages 5 and above were put into the place of companies where they didn't belong. Children below the age of 18 were put into factories and places where they could easily get injured on the job but the bosses easily took advantage because of either how small they were or they could easily manipulate the younger minds of the children. The big reason on why Roosevelt passed it was because so many childrens lies were in danger