Unformatted text preview: o Background: Company town, worker’s paradise? o Strike triggers: wage cuts, refusal to negotiate, firing organizers o Debs role: attempts at moderation, in vain Imprisoned o From Pullman Strike to RR strike o Atty. Gen. Richard Olney RR lawyer, federal troops sent o Consequences, violence, union loses, Debs imprisoned • Homestead Strike o Carnegie Labor Principles o Frick’s hardline approach o Pinkerton lockout foiled o State militia sent, workers ready to concede o Frick unyielding, unrelated assassination attempt...
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- Fall '08
- Strike action, August Spies, Samuel Fielden, Albert Parsons