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Labor Movement in the Gilded AgeAnalysisObjectiveWhat can we learn about the labor movement in the Gilded Age by comparing the Haymarket Riot,the Homestead Strike, the Pullman Strike, and the Ludlow Massacre?Historical Context:Review the cartoon below and answer the two analysis questions that follow.Hat reads “Labor”, hammer reads “strike” and horse reads “poverty”Knights shield reads “constitution and legislature”, horse armor reads “monopoly”Hat reads “Labor”, hammer reads “strike” and horse reads “poverty”Knights shield reads “constitution and legislature”, horse armor reads “monopoly”Analysis Questions:Close Reading:Based on the images in the cartoon above, whom do you think would win the tournamentcreated by the illustrator - the monopolies or labor? Why?
Analysis:What do you think the illustrator is trying to say about the real life battle between monopolies andlaborers?
Labor in the Gilded Age - Directions:You have been assigned to read about ONE of four major labor relatedevents in US History from the Gilded Age.Read about your event, and fill out the table below based on your reading.When your group is ready, should share the information about your Labor Movement event with the group, using theinformation to complete the table below and the analysis questions that follow.
Pullman Strike1894It pitted theAmericanRailwayUnion(ARU)against thePullmanCompany.The strike was anintensely bitter battlebetween workersand companymanagement, aswell as between twomajor characters,George Pullman,owner of thecompany makingrailroad passengercars, and Eugene V.

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Term
Spring
Professor
Rach
Tags
Andrew Carnegie, Homestead Strike, Pullman Strike

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