History Fair

Topics: William Howard Taft, President of the United States, United States Pages: 2 (515 words) Published: January 12, 2014
Yesenia Telleria
Period 7
01/06/2014
The Children's Bureau
The term "labor" evokes many topics: workforce, wages, health plans, benefits, jobs, work hours, youth, etc. My main focus of this project is the youth. The Children's Bureau was transferred into the Department of Labor in 1913. The Children's Bureau began life in a time when child labor was typical and usual. One of its initial missions was to work to relieve the agony and hardships of children caused by shameless child labor. I chose this topic because times have greatly changed and child labor has took a huge turn in history where children are not worked hard and forced to work. I looked down the list of topics and after researching much of it, I decide it should be my topic for this year.

The first thing I did was choose three topics from the list of topics. I then went to the library and tried to look for books on each. The Children's Bureau gained the most of my interest so I looked for more books and I researched it over the internet. The more and more I read about it, I knew I definitely had to make this the topic for my big project. I chose to complete an essay for this project because I think it is more formal and it would actually be a process paper that would require much thought and research. It was my first choice to effectively present this topic.

The theme Rights and Responsibilities refers to as big as an administration making a change in the world's society and as little as a school staff regulating a school building. The rights of human beings are the same in the entire United States. They are given the same rights. The Children's Bureau was first formally created by President William Howard Taft. Throughout my education, I've learned the duties of a president and how much they have on their hands. Being his responsibility, he reviewed everything that happened in the United States during his time. He decided to make a change in children's rights. Taft wanted to change the...
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