Mcclure's Nuclear Regime

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In the article “Time Machine (1902): Children working in the Pennsylvania coal mines” by McClure’s Magazine, it is showing how the kids in Pennsylvania have had to work underage, with nothing but a lying father and no proof that they are below age. This is known, because in the article it states “Children's age certificates are often false. When a father wishes to place his son in a breaker, he obtains an ‘age blank’ from a mine inspector. In its spaces, he writes some age at which it is legal for a boy to work.” This is showing, as stated previously, that kids work underage, and there isn’t any proof that they are actually lying. Furthermore, the article also shows that boys aren’t the only one put to work underage, but girls are as well.
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