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HS Unit III: Voices of Labor - Working People Organize, 1925-1930 Lesson B: Working Toward Change
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Key Questions

1. Why did working people become involved in the labor movement?

2. What responsibilities do factory owners have to those who work for them? What responsibilities do workers have to the factory owners?

3. What role should government play in protecting the rights of working people? How does government exercise its role (for example,legislative oversight, regulations, etc.) How has that role changed over time?

Activity 1: George McNeill’s Work
Activity 2:

Extended Research

Primary Sources
Related Mass Moments

"George McNeill Organizes Workers"
He was a teenager when he organized his first strike.