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Annals of the great strikes in the United States

J. A. Dacus

Annals of the great strikes in the United States

a reliable history and graphic description of the causes and thrilling events of the labor strikes and riots of 1877

by J. A. Dacus

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Published by Scammell in St. Louis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strikes and lockouts -- United States,
  • Labor disputes -- United States -- History,
  • Railroad Strike, U.S., 1877

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.A. Dacus
    The Physical Object
    Pagination480 p. :
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14800607M

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The Great Railroad Strike of sometimes referred to as the Great Upheaval, began on July 14 in Martinsburg, West Virginia, United States after the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) cut wages for the third time in a year.

This strike finally ended some 45 days later, after it was put down by local Goals: Wage increases. The United States and _____ settled fishing, shipping, and border issues by signing the Treaty of Washington.

The Great Railroad Strike of ____ increased awareness of poor working conditions. Grover Cleveland Us History: Unit 1: Quiz 3 (90%) 16 terms. mitschoolquiz Unit 5 Test Review. 58 terms. harrypotterluver1. A spectacular example of collective violence, the Great Strikes of was the first national strike and the first major strikes against the railroad industry.

In some places, notably St. Louis, non-railroad workers also abandoned city businesses, creating one of the nation’s first general strikes/5(4).

Great Railroad Strike ofseries of violent rail strikes across the United States in That year the country was in the fourth year of a prolonged economic depression after the panic of The strikes were precipitated by wage cuts announced by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad—its second cut in eight months.

Railway work was already poorly paid and dangerous. Labor unrest was generally low in the United States after the great strikes ofbut there was tension among the shopmen of the Union Pacific. The railroad cut wage rates in Las Vegas, Nevada, the site of major repair shops. When all else fails, strike.

So is how union workers think when they want to get their points across. For the majority of those employed, however, protesting a job is unthinkable, not to mention a fireable offense.

When pay becomes too low to bear, options exist in the form of a)negotiating with a boss and/or working overtime, b) finding a new job that pays better, or c) sucking it up.

Great Railroad Strike of Fact Sheet: Facts for kids. Railroad Strike of Fact 1: The Great Railroad Strike of was a national crisis and involved more thanrailway workers in 14 than half the freight on the nation’s 75, miles of track stopped moving. Harry S.

Truman (), the 33rd U.S. president, assumed office following the death of President Franklin Roosevelt (). In the White House from. The History of Policing in the United States Written by Dr. Gary Potter. and labor unrest was widespread in the United States. New York City had 5, strikes, involving almost a million workers from to ; Chicago had 1, strikes, involving over a.

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After the United States entered World War II, key labor leaders promised not to interrupt the nation's defense production with strikes. The government also put controls on wages, stalling wage gains. But workers won significant improvements in fringe benefits — notably in the area of health insurance and union membership : Mike Moffatt.Panic of United States Synopsis.

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