Originally Posted by Brock
You are right, they were working in mines and shoe factories.
Which was better than begging on the streets for food. Eventually, parents were able to take them out of those places and put them in school as incomes rose—all of which happened before such things were outlawed by the Federal govt. The Federal govt is usually behind the curve.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950