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■Class discussion: Should young kids be working long hours in U.S. fields? Why or why not? How dangerous is farm work? How does it compare to the risks of other jobs? Why has agriculture been excluded from U.S. child labor laws? Should other jobs be open to kids under 14 or 16? How do other countries deal with child labor? Should the United States ban products made by children? Would you be ready to spend more for food, electronics, clothing and other goods that were not produced by children?
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