study guide page 6 - Pullman Strike 1894 Pullman Palace Car Company which made passenger train cars dispute in Pullman Illinois model industrial

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Pullman Strike1894, Pullman Palace Car Company which made passenger train cars, dispute in Pullman, Illinois, “model” industrial suburban of Chicago where Pullman payed low wages and charged high rent so many join the newly founded American Railway Union by Eugene V. Debs.Strike stops mail delivery which is a crime so President Cleveland sends in troops to break upstrike50 or more people died and the head of the strike spent 6 months in jailStrikers do not win, but convince government to create regulationsGranger lawsThe Department of Agriculture sent Oliver H. Kelley on a tour of the South in 1866 and he was struck by the social isolation of people living on small farms so in 1867 Kelley helped found the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry, better known as the Grange. It started out by offering social and educational activities for isolated farmers and their families and later began to promote “cooperatives”/co-ops where farmers could join to buy, store, and

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