Industrialization ushered much of the world into the modern era, revamping patterns of human settlement, labor, and family life.
3 - 12
Economics, Social Studies, U.S. History, World History
Women and children were often employed in the textile industry during the first century of industrialization. Their smaller fingers were often better at threading the machinery. Despite routinely working 16 hours, or longer, a day they were paid little.
Photograph by Nancy Carter
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June 2, 2022
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