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hist 2057 feb 12 - Jonathan Morris History 2057 02/12/08 I....

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Jonathan Morris History 2057 02/12/08 I. Tensions II. Reponses A. Social and Cultural B. Religious C. Social Justice D. Organization 1. Labor a. Terrible conditions at factory( long hours very low pay) b. As industry gets bigger, labor gets bigger c. The Knights of Labor- an umbrella organization, the largest labor union. i. Had lots of smaller units that specialized in particular things ii. If u produced stuff you could join, let door open for many ppl iii. They did not discriminate based on race or gender iv. Fought for the basic bread and butter issues v. Better wages, fewer hours, child labor reform vi. Had a grander idea about a producer controlled economy vii. Wanted producers to control the factories viii.Overcome at the start of 1890’s to the AFL(American Federation of labor) d. AFL also an umbrella organization. i. More mainstream then the knights of labor ii. Went after the same issues iii. Didn’t want the producer controlled economy iv. Supported capitalism e. Industrial Workers of the World i. Membership was not as big as other two ii. Was loud and radical
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Jonathan Morris History 2057 02/12/08 iii. Wanted workers to own the factories iv. Very well known, made presence known every where they went
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course HIST 2057 taught by Professor Rand during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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