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The Orphan Trains

by Kristin F. Johnson
     
 

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This title examines an important historic event � the orphan train movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of the Children�s Aid Society and the development of the Brace School, lodging houses, and industrial schools, the conditions that led to child abandonment in the 1800s, problems with institutional care and child labor laws, the roles the

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This title examines an important historic event � the orphan train movement. Easy-to-read, compelling text explores the history of the Children�s Aid Society and the development of the Brace School, lodging houses, and industrial schools, the conditions that led to child abandonment in the 1800s, problems with institutional care and child labor laws, the roles the Civil War, the Great Depression, and people like Charles Loring Brace played, and the effects of this event on society. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617831034
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/15/2011
Series:
Essential Events Set 8 Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,013,827
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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