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The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school.
Sometimes when I get home at night in Washington I feel as though I had been in a great traffic jam.
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Patriotism is a kind of religion; it is the egg from which wars are hatched.
Guy de Maupassant
November 17, 1878
June 19, 1939
Grace Abbott was an American social worker who specifically worked in improving the rights of immigrants, especially those from eastern Europe, and advancing child welfare, especially the regulation of child labor.
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