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Report on Child Labor, Massachusetts Commission, 1867
A Massachusetts commission in 1867 issued a report recommending legislation to improve the conditions of child labor. Part of the report appears here.

Massachusetts Commission. Reports of Commissioners on the Hours of Labor. BOSTON: WRIGHT & POTTER, STATE PRINTERS, 1867. Web. 29 Mar. 2016.

Which of the following most accurately desribes the purpose and organization of this passage?


A personal narrative presented in chronological order.


An argument in which the opposition is acknowledged and logically refuted.


An objective examination of a current issue presented through a series of related historical events.


A passionate plea that abruptly shifts from one talking point to the next.

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