• Haymarket Riot
    a crowd of some 1,500 people to gather at Haymarket Square. Policemen attempted to cease the meeting, a bomb exploded and the police opened fire on the crowd. Seven policemen and four other persons were killed, and more than 100 persons were wounded. This riot however was not just a random outbreak during...
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  • The Haymarket Affair
    The Haymarket Affair For many, America is not just the country they happen to live in but also it is a place of freedoms, liberties and independencies and even a refuge for some people. In 1886 though, a group of people attempted to share their opinion in Haymarket Square, Chicago, which led to a...
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  • Haymarket Eight
    Brittany Long October 24, 2013 The Haymarket Eight On May 4th, 1886, a rally of anarchists and labor activists in Chicago's Haymarket Square turned deadly. An unknown assailant tossed a bomb into a throng of riot police, killing one instantly. In the chaos that erupted, seven policemen were...
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  • Labor Unions in America
    These immigrants poured into cities, desperate for any kind of work. The Haymarket Square incident took place nine years later in On May 1, 1886 many workers struck for shorter hours, this event is known as the Haymarket Square incident . A group of radicals and anarchists became involved in this campaign...
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  • Haymarket Square Riot
    Haymarket Square Riot May 1 or May Day, is an international holiday which commemorates an event that happened in the United States. Demonstrations and celebrations are held all over the world. The United States does not recognize this as a holiday, yet this day changed the course of history and working...
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  • Misscariage of Justice
    The Haymarket Riot in Chicago in May 1886 killed several people, and resulted in a highly controversial trial followed by executions of four men who may have been innocent. The American labor movement was dealt a severe setback, and the chaotic events resonated for many years. In the spring of 1886 workers...
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  • Labor in the 1800's
    turned to violent riots started is because the workers were so dependent on their job for money to feed their family’s, they couldn’t outlast the companies in a “waiting” battle because they company owners and executives had enough money to support themselves as it is. At Haymarket square, monuments were...
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  • Compare and Contrast the Haymarket Riot
    Compare and contrast the Haymarket Riot, the Homestead Strike, and the Pullman Strike.  On balance, what was their effect on the organized labor movement? The Haymaker Square riot was an outbreak of violence in Chicago on May 4, 1886. The American workers were demanded for 8-hour workdays in that time...
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  • Police Brutality - Raw Unfinished
    Here is a timeline of important milestones of civil rights be disregarded in the United States. In 1886, Haymarket Square Riot. About 1,300-1,400 people gather in Chicagoís Haymarket Square to protest police brutality against striking workers that had been exercised the day before. 180 police arrive...
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  • Socilaism & the Jungle
    worker complained or was injured, there were many others waiting in line to take the job. In 1886 workers united in Chicago, during the famous Haymarket Riots. Workers went on strike for an 8-hour work day and better working conditions. Workers at the time were required to work twelve to fourteen hour...
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  • The Knights of Labor
    Missouri Pacific strike in 1886 and the Haymarket Square Riot. Moreover; the community had just begun to trust the ideas of the Knights of Labor. These disappointments lead to a large decline of the membership within the Knights of Labor. The Haymarket Square Riot incident had a huge impact on the public’s...
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  • The Haymarket Affair
    still lay fresh from civil war and with the seams that were broken barley mended back together, would become the clamor of the nineteenth century. This riot was not just a random outbreak during a labor demonstration but rather a boiling over of a culmination of many factors that were building up in the...
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  • GA notes
    strikes/riots
o Captains of Industry paying off government officials How did strikes fail? Railroad Strike of 1877   Strike broken up by police and federal troops   Results: workers came back to work with wage reduction   $5 Million in property destroyed o Haymarket Riot (1886)...
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  • Daman Kang
    vigilantes, National Guard, and federal troops. Haymarket affair of 1886 Main article: Haymarket affair In 1886 the Haymarket affair (also known as the Haymarket massacre or Haymarket riot) was a protest rally and subsequent violence on May 4 at the Haymarket Square[17] in Chicago. The rally supported striking...
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  • Labor Strikes
    took steps toward the reduction of violent activity. During the late nineteenth to early twentieth century, it seemed labor unions were conducting riots and strikes to show their dissatisfaction with their working conditions. The United States government seemed so concerned that it would do anything...
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  • History
    Strike began in early 1870’s. gov. did nothing to help. Families starved and children died. Rail workers in west Virginia went on strike in 1877. Riots broke out in various cities. Police could not control chaos. First time that us army was called to control chaos. Two weeks of turmoil had left...
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  • APUSH chapter 23
    The Haymarket square riot was an infamous labor protest in 1886 that resulted in chaos and violence which lasted for 8 days. On the last an unknown person threw a bob into the crowd and the police opened fire. Police officers and an unknown number of civilians were killed. The chaos of the riot resulted...
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  • Women's Expectations of Reform
    be sent to several locations before the Great Rail Strike of 1877 was ended. Roosevelt declared his determination to give all the American people a “Square Deal”. He captured the imagination of the ordinary individuals; approved progressive measures that cut across party lines. “Control”, said Wilson,...
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  • American History-19th Century
    conservatives) were firmly rooted in the belief of mutualism. However, conflicts between anarchists and capitalists ignited strikes, generating the Haymarket Square Riot along with the Homestead and Pullman strikes. It was then clear that they could not eliminate corporate control. Even with unity, the workers...
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  • Unions
    the deadly force of the police a group of anarchists called on workers to arm themselves and participate in the massive protest demonstration in Haymarket Square on May 4. Only 3,000 members assembled and started out peacefully until late evening when someone still not known to this day threw a bomb that...
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