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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History is imbedded in the smallest objects. In this lesson, students examine [...] »
What pushes and pulls people into new ways of life? In this lesson, students [...] »
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Stand up (or sit down) for better working conditions! Test your knowledge of [...] »
Shellfish pirates stole from the rich to feed themselves—and make a [...] »