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Transcript of Florence Kelley
By: Megan and Amber
How did Florence Kelley help?
Florence Kelley was one of the most significant woman to go against child labor and Segregation in the education systems in early 1900´s.
Florence Kelley was the one that made a speak and went against all works of child labor. Kelley knew with the fact there were 2 million children under the age of 16 years old working up to 12 hours a day. Kelley was one of many woman to go and speak in protest to stop child labor and to create the act/law to stop. In 1918 and 1922, 2 laws were passed in order to stop the working of children and for them to now attend school. Even with these law the Supreme court declared both unconstitutional. Then in 1938, Congress passed the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Florence Kelly was the most significant women to go against segregation in the education systems.
Children working at a cotton factory ages 7-10 working 9 hours a day.
In the early 1900´s Florence Kelley had researched Distributions of funds to white schools and black school and she found that they were very unequal amounts going to each school.This problem is just one out of many that Florence helped overcome with the help of others in the NAACP