Skip to main content
145 Downloads

10 Hour Work Day Primary Source Activity

Grade Level Grades 6-12
Resource Type Activity
License

Share

Share On Facebook
Share On Twitter
Share On Pinterest
Share On LinkedIn
Email

About
Resources
Reviews

The Demand for a 10 Hour Day (1835)
The 1830s and 1840s saw a major movement arise for the restriction of labor hours -- limiting the working day to 10 hours. Boston artisans were in the forefront of this movement. Below is an excerpt from a circular they issued. Students will translate the primary source and analyze the excerpt.

Resources

Files

10_hour_work_day.docx

Activity
February 13, 2020
0.1 MB
Log in or sign up to download resources.

Reviews

Write A Review!

Be the first to submit a review!