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children_at_work - Children in Victorian Times Work and...

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Children in Victorian Times Work and working Many children had to ___________to help their families earn enough ______________to live. Employers used them as cheap labour. Many ___________as young as eight or nine, worked a twelve-hour day in factories and mills. They often did boring and ___________jobs. Children often worked in: Mills _________________ Large houses as servants Children also worked down mines. This was work which was very dangerous, dark and very________________. Children as young as five worked in mine tunnels opening doors for the coal trucks through. Chimney __________employed young boys to climb chimneys and __________away the soot. They were often burned with inner sweeps Factories dangerous uncomfortable soot children money clean work
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hot ________or unfortunately broke limbs or risked death falling from the_______ chimney. Read Joseph Taylor’s account of his day in the mine. Joseph Taylor was ____ years old. He earned _ s_d a day. He has
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course HIST 202 taught by Professor Nokes during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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