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Julian_essay1 - Abigail Julian Essay #1 S. Gardner HIS 135...

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Abigail Julian Essay #1 HIS 135 S. Gardner 02/10/08 We have responded to the events of the past few weeks across the nation. The unruly mass of workers that were opposed to management policy took out their frustrations on private property. As a representative of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad I am appalled at the destruction of railroad property, and in general the agitating sentiment of these “union” workers. These ungrateful immigrant workers are disrupting railroad lines across the nation and even in other industries such as steel. They claim unfair wages even after the nation has just freed its self from economic strife. How can workers expect high wages in a time of economic depression? What started as a wage disagreement between workers and management has escalated into a multi-industry strike. Strikers in Camden Junction refused to let trains through, (UE 3) disrupting commerce and the transportation of goods. Attempts by the state militia failed to deter this band of workers, who fired upon those trying to regain
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course HIS 135 taught by Professor Gardner during the Spring '08 term at Wesleyan GA.

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