Hammer V Dagenhart Summary

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The court case of Hammer v. Dagenhart is a extremely crucial case over child labor laws and child labor in general. A brief syllabus of the case is that children were working long hours in factories in the early 1900s which were causing health issues for them and just the simple fact that is was these were not fit for children to be operating. Some of the places/worksites that had child labor included mills, factories, industrial workshops and other similar to those with tedious work that adults wouldn't do for the pay they were offering. This took place just prior to the Great Depression and already money was hard to come by. Therefore many of these kids were just trying to support their families and help out with what they could. Some states
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