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Unformatted text preview: 4. American Federation of Labor a. President- Sam Gomper b. Different approach than Knights 9/11/08 c. Bread and butter approach i. Forget about large raises, but smaller ones and not as many hours d. Not all one strike, local strikes e. Only skilled workers f. Worked within the system 5. Left wing labor involvement a. Molly McGuires i. Irish miners who used violence b. International workers of the World i. Violent and tried to destroy capitalism ii. Not a major group iii. Very radical c. Sot Party set up by Debs 6. Labor Violence a. Riots being broken up with violence 7. Why no class warfare a. Change of class in most people...
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- Spring '08
- Trade union, Strike action, National Labor Union, Industrial unionism