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Unformatted text preview: were being laid-off. 2. Describe the tactics of the General Managers Association. Why were these tactic effective? One tactic the General Managers Association used was to bring the government in on their side. To do this, they hooked the Pullman cars to the Mail train. When the American Railway Union wouldnt work on the mail cars, it would affect the government, bringing them over to the side of the General Managers Association. 3. What was the outcome of the strike? Despite the efforts of the American Railway Union and the strikers at Pullman, the boycott collapsed and the unions were utterly defeated....
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- Spring '08