Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Reaction Paper

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In the eighth grade, my friends and I joined a program called History Day, completely on a whim. We had no experience and we barely knew what the program was, but we were very excited to try something new. When we got started on our project, we decided to do a performance on the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of 1911. Out of the five of us, not one person had done a historical performance before, and so with no experience we began our research. As we learned everything there was to learn about this event, we became more and more passionate about the topic. When we went to county and ended up moving on to state, we were extremely excited yet a little surprised. We had almost no expectations for how we would do in the competition, and we were

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