Asked by Julie Kathryn on Jul 10, 2024



After traveling to New York in the late 19th century, the British writer H.G. Wells wrote with horror about American

A) child labor.
B) prostitution.
C) traffic.
D) commercialism.

H.G. Wells

A British author and historian best known for his science fiction novels, such as "The War of the Worlds" and "The Time Machine," and for his works advocating for social, political, and technological change.

Child Labor

The employment of children in an industry or business, often illegal or considered exploitative due to the harm it can cause to their development and education.


The emphasis on the maximization of profit within business activities, often associated with practices that prioritize financial gain over social, ethical, or environmental concerns.

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Zybrea Knight

8 days ago

Final Answer :
Explanation :
H.G. Wells was appalled by the widespread use of child labor in the United States during his visit in the late 19th century, which he observed and wrote about with horror.