HST 203 Week 3 - HST203Week3 10:21:00 LectureOutline...

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HST 203 Week 3 25/01/2011 10:21:00 Lecture Outline Dissent and radicalism on the farm and in the factory The development of the Populist Party The rise of the mass press Organized labor in the late 19 th  century Industrial workforce rose from 1.3 million in 1860 to 5.1 million in 1900, many  in low skilled industries with poor work conditions 1870s and 1880s: Knights of Labor becomes more prominent 1878: Constituttion of the Knights of Labor 1886: American Federation of Labor founded On May 1 st , 1886, about 300,000 workers participated in demonstrations, and  about 200,000 went on strike. May 4, 1886: Haymarket Sqaure, Chicago 1886 was a big year for organized labor Albert and Lucy Parsons o Had to do with the Haymarket Riot o He was killed in the riot o Moved north in 1873 o She is black, he is white o He got involved with the KOL o He was convicted for setting off the bomb, with absolutely no evidence, 
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2011 for the course HST 203 taught by Professor Stamm during the Spring '11 term at Michigan State University.

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HST 203 Week 3 - HST203Week3 10:21:00 LectureOutline...

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