Education Dbq

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Education was not at its best during this time. It was thought of as a privilege, not as a necessity. For example,” C: What were the usual hours of labor when [children] were not thronged? B: From six in the morning till [seven] at night.” (Document 7). This shows that children were working rather than going to school. Instead of getting an education, some kids were providing extra money for their family. This also showed that the hours children worked were long and allowed no time for other activities. Another example is, “Lots of children (…, not at school,[money] issue)”(document 6). There were a lot of children in one family, so money was an issue which was why most children worked. They were at home or at the factories they didn’t go
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