Good video-History of Labor Day, In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike.

Good video-History of Labor Day, In 1894, Grover Cleveland made Labor Day a federal holiday after a failed attempt to break up a railroad strike.

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Give a little history lesson!  Why do we celebrate Labor Day?  This is a great link from the US Department of Labor that will help your children understand what this day is all about! :)

Give a little history lesson! Why do we celebrate Labor Day? This is a great link from the US Department of Labor that will help your children understand what this day is all about! :)

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Did you know that the first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City? Find out more about the history of Labor Day.

Did you know that the first Labor Day was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City? Find out more about the history of Labor Day.

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Find out more about the history of Labor Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Find out more about the history of Labor Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

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Labor Day  Nonfiction Informational Text  Your students might be surprised by the history of Labor Day.  This text explains the background of the labor movement and child labor in the early part of the 20th century.  Students also analyze primary source documents (two photos) and an infographic.This resource includes: informational text about the history of Labor Day and the labor movement in the United States comprehension questions infographic on child labor and analysis questions…

Labor Day Nonfiction Informational Text Your students might be surprised by the history of Labor Day. This text explains the background of the labor movement and child labor in the early part of the 20th century. Students also analyze primary source documents (two photos) and an infographic.This resource includes: informational text about the history of Labor Day and the labor movement in the United States comprehension questions infographic on child labor and analysis questions…

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