• Haymarket Riot
    Chicago, Illinois A bomb was thrown by an unknown figure when a small group of anarchists, caused 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...
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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...
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  • Labor Unions in America
    campaign. Two days later, a death occurred from shooting during a riot in the McCormick Harvester plant in Chicago when police arrived and tangled in the chaos. On May 4, a bomb exploded in Haymarket Square during a meeting called to discuss the events of the preceding day. Nine people died...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Labor in the 1800's
    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 vandalized because of strikes, lockouts...
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  • Police Brutality - Raw Unfinished
    “S.N.A.T. Squad” This stood for “Special Nigger Arrest Team” believe it or not it was kept for years. 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...
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  • Daman Kang
    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 workers. When police began to disperse the...
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  • Socilaism & the Jungle
    factory owners, causing outrage among the working class in the city. A rally was called for at Haymarket Square to protest the killings, the rally turned violent when the police were called in to disperse the crowds. During the Haymarket riots eleven people were killed and dozens wounded when police...
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  • The Haymarket Affair
    living conditions led to the infamous Haymarket Riot. The day began as a peaceful labor protest in Haymarket Square, Chicago but soon turned violent. The police were called into to get the crowd under control; a bomb was thrown at the police in an attempt to retaliate the unfair stop the police were...
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  • GA notes
    to protect the mails Haymarket Square - result of violent riots in Chicago's Haymarket Square on May 4, 1886 - reaction to police brutality during a strike for eight-hour workdays (sound familiar?) at the McCormick Harvesting Machine Company the previous day. -In an attempt by the police to...
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  • Labor Strikes
    sixty were injured. When the labor movement started in the late 1800's, most of the public was in favor of the improvement of working conditions. Some workers went too far in their protests such as the Haymarket Square bombing on May 4, 1886. Several dozen people were killed or injured in a labor...
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  • APUSH chapter 23
    social change and economic growth in the United States.   The Anti-Combination Laws effectively forbade people from forming trade unions and banding together to fight injustice and oppression in farm or factory. The Haymarket square riot was an infamous labor protest in 1886 that resulted in...
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  • The Knights of Labor
    1884 and the Wabash Railroad in 1885 however; they were not as successful in the 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...
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  • American History-19th Century
    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 resulted in a fruitless effort. Urban industrial workers were bombarded with many problems, a major one being...
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  • History
    - called for a protest meeting the next day in Haymarket Square. Mor than a thousand people showed up for the meeting, including the city’s mayor. Several speakers addressed the crowd. The mayor noted that the crowd remained calm. Near the end of the speeches,m however, a force of about 180...
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  • Women's Expectations of Reform
    Labor (1869) – was Noble Order’s major effort to organize workers’ groups on a nationwide basis. AFL - American Federation of Labor (in late of 19th century) Haymarket Riot (1886) – a bomb was thrown at police about to break up an anarchist rally in support of an ongoing strike at the McCormick...
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  • History (Labor)
    group's last 50-member local dropped its affiliation. - Haymarket Riot (#19) Refers to the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square[2] in Chicago. It began as a peaceful rally in support of workers striking for an eight-hour...
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