emergence of childhood timeline

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  • Emergence of childhood timeline
  • Factory acts banning child labour 1819
    • Introduction of compulsory schooling 1870
      • Healthcare improved
        • printing press
          • grew during industrialisation, mass information and shared knowledge. adults now literate
            • information heirchary, adults know about sex money violence. childhood became innocent
        • advancements in medical knowledge, xrays, safer childbirth. IMR decreased
          • children now became a  symbol of their parents love rather than economic asset
      • needed skilled workforce. had to go to school till age 11
        • made children more dependant and different from adults
    • separated childhood from adulthood as they now had to stay at home to be cared for
      • children became dependant on adults


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