Health in the Factory System

Have you been in an argument and felt like each person has their own story?  Is it ever hard to tell who is right?

This is a problem that historians deal with on a regular basis.  When looking at history, we often see that events are viewed differently depending on who is telling the story.  Then, it is up to us to determine where the truth lies.

Today we will be examining several viewpoints on the health of workers during the Industrial Revolution.  You will read the 4 documents in the packet below and decide which person’s account is most trustworthy and accurate by answering the questions in Guided Reading packet at the end.