Read the article on child labor from the Niles Weekly Register (available in volume 1 of your reader on page 220, or at the link above, then to page 86 in the Google reader). In a 2-3 page paper, double-spaced with conventional 1 inch margins and 12 point font, answer the following question:
In 1791, the United States seemed unprepared for Alexander Hamilton's proposals, but his program may have appeared modest to some members of the next generation of Americans. What benefits did this writer anticipate would accompany the implementation of his recommendations? Was there any hint of a negative impact? Why was that so?
This assignment is due on February 17, 2011.