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Unformatted text preview: 3. Knights of Labor-founded in Pennsylvania in 1869-led by Terrence V. Powderly-no longer secret in 1879 and emerged as a national federation of unions or assemblies-assemblies arranged by industry instead of craft-gave semiskilled and unskilled workers union representation for the first time-purpose: to secure to the workers the full enjoyment of the wealth they create 4. Pullman Strike of 1894-worked for company and lived in a company town-paid rent to company-after the panic of 1893, many workers were laid off but rent did not go down although wages did by 30%-750,000 workers went on strike and another 3 million were unemployed 5. American Federation of Labor-most members were skilled-founded in 1886-unions associated by trade or craft-accepted capitalism and the wage system-Worked in better conditions, wages, and hours...
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- Summer '06