The Meaning of Labor Day

In this ebook, we consider the origins and traditions of Labor Day, the role of the labor movement in America, and the satisfactions of the working life. Each selection includes a brief introduction by the editors with guiding questions for discussion. Includes short stories, speeches, and other writings from Samuel Gompers, Jack London, Mother Jones, Mark Twain, Walt Whitman, and more.

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Grades

7, 9, 10, 11, 12

Subjects

Citizenship

Issues

Economy

Resource Types

Primary Sources

Civic Days

Labor Day