In the early 1900s, 18% of American workers were under 16. About 50% of children were working. That is 2 million children that could be in school. 146 girls and boys died in the Triangle Shirtwaist fire.
What You Can Do
1. Contact you congressman
2. Vote NO to child labor, and YES to funding schools.
3. Form petitions
4. Advertise and make posters like this.
5. Anything else you can think of to get your word out.