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Sep 26 Notes - Notes Coney Island - Urban recreation of...

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Notes Coney Island - Urban recreation of working class Spectator Sports Bare-knuckle Boxing (highly commercialized spectator business) Baseball; National League, 1876 (tied to ethnic communities) The Crisis of the 1890s Keywords: Homestead strike Omaha Platform Coxey’s Army 1896 Election Crisis: Political and Cultural Threats of: Populism Class Struggle: Pullman and Homestead Strikes (struggles between working class citizens and middle class) Unemployed, “Coxey’s Army” (decentralized government) Unassimilated immigrants and urban disorder (taking over American cities, taking American cities into non-American cities) Closing of the frontier Crisis of the 1890s: Economic Long Depression of the 1890s (25% unemployment ) Widely-blamed on the over-production of agricultural and industrial goods (in terms of economically, American believed that the economic system was broken) Homestead, 1892 outside of Pittsburgh Henry Clay Frick
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2012 for the course HIST 104A taught by Professor Hanson during the Fall '08 term at Binghamton.

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