Labor Day recognizes the contributions of U.S. workers, both past and present. How much do you know about labor history?
What powered the Industrial Revolution? Coal lit the forges of industry, and workers mined the coal. Primary sources reveal how coal changed the nature of U.S. labor. FIND OUT MORE »
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Learn about labor politics and economics throughout American history. [...] »
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How can you make history relevant to your students? Social studies/history [...] »
History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »
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Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of [...] »