Question 20/ GED Social Studies Practice Test

Question 20 of 25


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Consider the following picture taken in the early 1900s in the United States and the picture following.


And this one of President Wilson surrounded by child laborers:


What event are these pictures most closely related to and why?

A. Civil War. Children were used in the North when the army was fighting in the South.
B. Industrial Revolution. The rise of technological advances moved people from farms to factories. Companies, wanting to make money, profited in an unregulated work environment that exploited the use of children as laborers.
C. Industrial Revolution. Children liked to play in the factories while their parent worked.
D. None of the above