Post Civil War Economy

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- police responded by firing at the crowd - someone threw a bomb killing 8 policmen x. no strikes xi. felt that after fighting in the war, they deserved equality 10. Labor Strikes a. Homestead Pullman strikes i. Homestead: strike against steel mills run by Carnegie 1. owners didn’t want the Union to increase in size 2. if workers didn’t take wage cuts, all be replaced 3. workers striked ii. Pullman 1. Car company 2. 1893 depression- laid off a lot of workers a. didn’t cut their wages b. joined the American railway union c. manufactured sleepiong cars for railroads and constructed a model town for its employees. When a wage cut was announced the union leader was fired by management. d. Pullman workers chose to stop working. 11. Panic of 1893 a. Railroads and over speculation by investors artificially inflated the price of stocks which took a tumble and did not refover for 4 yrs b. Investors began trade cache silver bars c. Fear of wealthy d. Tariff issues were still raging e. Candidates traveled across the country to tout their remedies for a renewed nation before election of 1896 12. Urban improvement a. Street lights b. Cable cars
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c. Sewers d. Public parks
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