The other represented example of social injustice in the book is the treatment of people who had little income and no education. People lost lots of things during the depression which ruined their lives and quality of life. People are then born into poverty. When people grow up without money, they must leave school early to go to work to help pay for things. When they do this, they lose so much education that they could have received.
If our generation of adults are un-educated who knows what could happen. If you don't have any education you cannot have a good job which means just more people in slavery and that doesn't solve anything. An example of this is in the article (10 Horrifying Examples Of Modern-Day Child Slavery by Kristance Harlow) where children are sent to a "school" by their parents. There they beg for money on streets and at the end of the day they give the marabouts (masters) all the money they made and if it isn't enough, the penalties are harsh, from being chained in total isolation to violent beatings. These children never have a chance to succeed so later in life if they survive they will most likely be in
Children in poverty isolate themselves from students at school in have nobody to lean on but themselves. They are more likely to be bullied because of their grades. Middle class students are able to afford tutors in receive that extra help. Something needs to be done with children in poverty. Children in poverty deserves to be treated differently because of their financial stability.
There’s large, heavy, and dangerous equipment was very common for children to be using or working near. Many accidents occurred injuring or killing children on the job. Not until the Factory Act of 1833 did things improve. Children were paid only a fraction of what an adult would get, and sometimes factory owners would get away with paying them nothing. Orphans were the ones subject to this slave-like labor.
Child labor still recognized as the most knotty issue facing by almost every country in worldwide. Many of the welfare organizations very concerned about the child labor issue. It is because this issue causes a lot of negative impacts towards the children. The same statistics 176 million children at the age range of 5-14 are in industry and it is clear that the number of child workers is 153 million, of whom 53 million are employed in dangerous tasks. 129 million children at the age range of 15-17 in the industry of whom 53 million are employed in dangerous tasks are child workers and all of the workers in that range have been working in dangerous tasks (ILO, 2010).
(The Industrial Revolution 145-147) According to Perry, Capitalism caused many people hardship and pain especially the working class who suffered pay cuts because machines were starting to replace human power. Factory labor was very strict and harsh to the workers, everything was done according to schedule (135). Workers spent twelve to fourteen hours a day, six to seven days a week, in the factories. Other than the harsh conditions of the factory itself the children working under those circumstances were being beaten and abused very frequently which only added to their pain and suffering. According to , the children thought that if they were not beaten regularly they would not have worked in the factory.
However he actually has delusions of grandeur and instead of getting the job he gets fired. Willy arrives home to his whole family Linda and his two sons, Biff and Happy. Biff has just returned home after working as a farmhand. That night Willy starts talking to himself, loudly. Linda reveals to her sons that they have been struggling financially also that Willy is depressed and has attempted to kill himself.
His hand is shaking. Francis, I 'm going out for cigarettes” (Mccourt 36). Each time a child dies, depression from the McCourt parents builds, which forces Frankie and his siblings to care for themselves more than usual. Another effect of the death of the child is Malachy 's relentless drinking, and Angela 's smoking. However, this has a domino effect on the remaining people in the family since they would spend the few dollars that they managed to scrape up on cigarettes and alcohol; “There may be a lack of tea or bread in the house but Mam and Dad always manage to get the fags, the Wild Woodbines.
Child Labor Laws “Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.” This quote by Grace Abbott explains why we need to stand up against child labor. Although many people think that children these days need to work more and have life handed to them, this was not always the case. Children during the industrial revolution were being forced to work long hours in terrible conditions with little to no pay. They were discriminated against in many ways, held protests, and created many opportunities for future generations. Children were discriminated against in many ways.
This statistic is very scary because poverty in the U.S is constantly getting worse. The amount of homeless families has increased, which causes their children to struggle through school and have a much harder time becoming successful in the future. Poverty affects everyone in their family and puts a lot of stress on the parents to make enough to survive. Millions of American families tend
Miners had to go through many struggles whether it be being paid so little it results in poverty and hunger, working through dangerous conditions that cause accidents and miners being seriously injured and killed, when protesting for these rights for decent pay and better safety they were beaten by company thugs or even the police, they lived in company towns that helped little and made debts go up which resulted in families being forced out of their company houses, and when finally getting these basic rights many miners fell ill due to breathing in the coal dust for many years and no protection from it. Coal mining may have created jobs for poor men and immigrants, and earned the government money yet miners and their families for many years were ignored and looked after so terribly that many lives were lost too prematurely. "The company couldn 't be loved as it many times in the past proved, it didn 't love us." -James McLachlin (miner and union
This was because several parents were unemployed so they could no longer provide for the family. In fact, over 20% of U.S. children were hungry and lacking proper clothing. Numerous kids faced these misfortunes however, many tried going to the rails, but their life wasn’t any easier. Boxcar Kids While the Great Depression was happening over 250,000 kids and teens road on the trains and they were called Boxcar Kids. Many things led kids to become Boxcar Kids.
Because of the appalling and exhausting work that children were allotted, many people began to child labor, child slavery. Long hours of exhausting work deprived the children from getting a good education and reduced their chance of having a good future. Louis Hine is the schoolteacher who became a photographer in order to investigate the truth behind child labor. He put his life on the line by snapping photos that proved the abuses of child labor, which were meant to be cloaked and concealed from the public. The Industrial Revolution, which took place from the 18th to 19th centuries, was a period during which predominantly agrarian, rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban.