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What are these events which have your clients so worried? Learn more about what happened and why a working recent immigrant family might be concerned.

Activity #1: Triangle Fire

First, examine what happened in the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City. What happened to the immigrant workers who were involved in this fire?


Explore background information on the Triangle Fire.
View this PowerPoint "The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire."
What happened and why?


After viewing the PowerPoint “The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire”, complete the Double-Entry Journal.