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 history through the infamous Bisbee Deportation. [...] »
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Students are often disconnected from the past. Why not immerse them in historic [...] »
History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »
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Shellfish pirates stole from the rich to feed themselves—and make a [...] »