Child labour refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives
children of their .... As early as 1802 and 1819 Factory Acts were passed to
regulate the working hours of workhouse child...
To survive in even the lowest level of poverty, families had to have every able
member of the family go to work. This led to the high rise in child labor in factories
Both types of child labor declined in the early nineteenth century, but factory
employment provided a new opportunity for children. Ultimately, young women
Young children working endured some of the harshest conditions. Workdays
would often be 10 to 14 hours with minimal breaks during the shift. Factories ...
The shift from working at home to working in factories in the early 18th century
brought with it a new ... A child sweeps inside a moving machine in a cotton mill.
As industrialization moved workers from farms and home workshops into urban
areas and factory work, children were often preferred, because factory owners ...
Children as young as four years old worked long hours in factories under
dangerous conditions. The practice of child labor continued throughout much of
Simply, the working conditions were terrible during the Industrial Revolution. ...
They did not want children to work in factories because of the danger involved.
This article examines the historical debate about child labor in Britain, Britain's ...
The factory owners began to hire children from poor and working-class families ...
In the late 1700's and early 1800's, power-driven machines replaced hand labor
for making most manufactured items. Factories began to spring up everywhere, ...