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Unformatted text preview: trikers. Militia joined strikers and marched on rail yards, helping to burn down rail yards after a pitched battle with hired company guards. EARLY NATIONAL UNIONS (CONTINUED) EARLY NATIONAL UNIONS (CONTINUED) • Strike centered in Chicago — hub of rail transportation. • During 19th C., railroad industry — Largest and most concentrated industry in U.S. HAYMARKET IN THE 1880S. • Bomb was thrown, killing seven police; 67 others injured. Police fired on crowd, killing four, wounding more than 50. • Subsequently, police rampaged for months — breaking into union offices, burning pamphlets, smashing printing presses, arresting union leaders , seeking deportation of union members who were recent immigrants. 3 SOC 313: Survey of Sociology of Work Outline of North American Labor History… EARLY NATIONAL UNIONS (CONTINUED) • Eight speakers from the Haymarket Square crowd were arrested and tried for murder: Monday, 20 September 2010 Outline of North American Labor History… THE PULLMAN STRIK...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course SOC 313 taught by Professor Edwards during the Fall '10 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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