- What evidence in the text shows child labor was a disadvantage of this time period?
- Look at the lines "We must hasten to the rescue / Of the children young and frail, / Who are weary of their burdens..." What message was the author, Fanny Crosby, trying to share?
Crosby, Fanny J., "Hymn for the Working Children," ca. 1913. Courtesy of Library of Congress