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The American Federation of labor was founded in 1886 bye Samuel Gompers was born in London in 1852– 40 Jewish family you wanted to avoid violence I wanted to avoid the failures of other labor organizations. During the Civil War he apprentice at age 14 at the cigar makers union the cigar makers union home is hired Sephardic Jews who Spoke ladino. He focused mainly on the bread-and-butter issues for example you want to increase pay increase benefits and increasinginsurance for workers past examples such as the Molly Maguire’s the McCormick strength and the Marxists.There were big changes in the late 1800s in women’s fashion. For example women were less likely to wear dresses and more likely to wear a shirt waist and a skirt. German Jews were in main control of the fashion industry New York. An example would be Max Blank and Isaac Harris who owned the giant factory in Manhattan. Their factory held several young women at the top floor of the building. There was

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