The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and Sweatshop Reform in American History

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire and Sweatshop Reform in American History

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These titles provide exciting and informative topics for research and reports and offer in-depth coverage of major events in American history. Each title contains chapter notes, a further reading list, Internet addresses, a timeline, a map, and an index.Author Suzanne Lieurance looks at the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire in New York City. This event, in which 146 people died, spurred many states and cities to pass antisweatshop laws and improve fire codes. The fire also made it very clear to workers that they needed a strong union. Today this event is remembered as the worst factory fire in New York City and one of the worst industrial disasters in American history.show more

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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 128 pages
  • 161.5 x 235.2 x 13.2mm | 381.02g
  • Enslow Publishers
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0766018393
  • 9780766018396

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