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Progressive Era Activists Call for Trade Unions (with text supports)

Founded in 1903, the Women’s Trade Union League (WTUL) was an organization that brought together working-class women, reformers, and women from wealthy and prominent families. The WTUL believed that the best way to help women workers was to help [...]

Seal of the National Women’s Trade Union League

Founded in 1903, the Women’s Trade Union League (WTUL) was an organization that brought together working-class women, reformers, and women from wealthy and prominent families. League members believed that working women needed help to gain better [...]

Active Viewing: Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl Vocabulary

These words and phases from the Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl documentary may be unfamiliar to students.

Progressive Era Activists Call for Trade Unions Language Analysis Worksheet

This worksheet helps students to identify and understand the meaning of "loaded language" in a statement from the Women's Trade Union League.

Background Essay on Heaven Will Protect the Working Girl

This essay explains the significance of young female immigrants in the labor upheavals that helped define the Progressive Era.