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First Examination Preparation American Federation Of Labor They took the knights place, a combination of national craft unions established in 1886.Strasser and Gompers wanted to build a strong organization of dues-paying members committed to unionism as a way of improving their lot. They were a kind of club as well as a mean of defending and advancing their members’ material interests. Pullman Strike It began on May 11,1894, with a walkout by Pullman Palace Car Company Factory workers after negotiations over declining wages failed. These workers appealed for support to the American Railway Union(ARU) which argued unsuccessfully for arbitration. On June 20, the ARU gave notice that on June 26 its membership will no longer work trains that included Pullman cars. Homestead Strike Was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30,1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents on July 6,1892. One of the serious disputes between strikers and private security agents
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2011 for the course HIST 1302 taught by Professor Flaherty during the Spring '11 term at Sam Houston State University.

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