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The Pullman strike of 1894

by Rosemary Laughlin

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Published by Morgan Reynolds Pub. in Greensboro, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Pullman Strike, 1894 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Railroads -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Railroads -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Labor movement -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pullman Strike, 1894.,
    • Strikes and lockouts -- Railroads.,
    • Railroads -- History.,
    • Labor movement -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRosemary Laughlin.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD5325.R12 1894 C5395 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3412537M
      ISBN 101931798893
      ISBN 109781931798891
      LC Control Number2005028637
      OCLC/WorldCa61758636

      The Pullman Strike of Turning Point for American Labor Essay Words | 8 Pages. George Pullman was not always believed to be a cruel boss. George Pullman started off believing that anyone could be successful if they worked hard enough. August 2 Pullman works reopened. Strike ended. Local leaders were not rehired. August 15 Hearings of the US Strike Commission began in Chicago. There were important reactions to the Pullman strike. [We have adapted this timeline from The Pullman Boycott of The Problem of Federal Intervention, Coston E. Warne, ed. (Boston: D.C. Heath,

      Additional Physical Format: Online version: Carwardine, William H. (William Horace), Pullman strike. Chicago: C.H. Kerr, (OCoLC)   Angry Pullman workers walked out in May , and the following month, the American Railway Union (ARU) and its leader, Eugene V. Debs, declared a sympathy boycott of all trains using Pullman Author: Sarah Pruitt.

      Pullman Teacher Resources. This lesson plan focuses on the Pullman Strike of It includes primary source document analysis, along with a Power Point presentation to support the activities, and a bibliography for further research. Pullman Bibliography. Pullman Strike of Lesson Plan. Pullman Strike of Document Packet. Pullman Strike of a major strike in the USA involving railroad workers. It began on May 11 at plants of the Pullman Palace Car Company in a suburb of Chicago. The workers demanded the restoration of their original wages, which had been cut sharply by 25 to 40 percent at the beginning of the year. The American Railway Union, led by E. Debs, called.


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The Pullman Strike of (American Workers) Library Binding – by Rosemary Laughlin (Author)3/5(1). In the summer ofemployees of Pullman Palace Car Company near Chicago decided they were fed up with their work conditions, including reduced wages.

The laborers went on strike, refusing to go to work. Railroad workers from across the country joine --The Midwest Book Review. George Pullman was a man of genius.3/5(1). Overview. In the summer ofemployees of Pullman Palace Car Company near Chicago decided they were fed up with their work conditions, including reduced wages.

The laborers went on strike, refusing to go to work. Railroad workers from across the country joined the strike Pages: The strike at the Pullman Palace Car Company in the spring an summer of began a new era in the struggle between labor and management.

The walk-out spread rapidly into a series of sympathy strikes along the thousand so miles of railroads heading west from Chicago.4/5.

The Pullman Strike of threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval. Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike no as an isolated conflict, but Cited by: The Pullman Strike of Turning Point for American Labor - Linda Jacobs Altman - Google Books An account of the violent dispute between the workers and management of the Pullman Palace Car 2/5(1).

The Pullman Strike of threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval. Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike no as an isolated conflict, but as a culminating explosion.

The Edge of Anarchy is an in-depth well researched book by Jack Kelly about the Pullman strike in Chicago. While the strike itself didn't furnish the end result that the workers needed, it did cause new labor rules to be enacted by the government/5(27).

The Pullman Strike (May–July ) was a widespread railroad strike and boycott that disrupted rail traffic in the U.S. Midwest in June–July Responding to layoffs, wage cuts, and firings, workers at Pullman Palace Car Company in Chicago went on strike, and, eventually, some ,–, railroad workers in 27 states joined their cause, stifling the national rail network.

The strike was an intensely bitter battle between workers and company management, as well as between two major characters, George Pullman, owner of the company making railroad passenger cars, and Eugene V.

Debs, leader of the American Railway Union. The Pullman Strike of threatened an entire nation with social and economic upheaval. Describing both its immediate results in business and its far-reaching effects on trade unionism, the author treats the dramatic story of the strike no as an isolated conflict, but as a /5(8).

The Pullman Strike of "In the summer ofemployees of Pullman Palace Car Company near Chicago decided they were fed up with their work conditions, including reduced wages.

The laborers. Discusses the people and events involved in the unsuccessful but influential strike by railroad workers at the Pullman Company in Chicago in Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index The Industrial Revolution -- The American worker -- Living the Pullman way -- The strike begins -- The battle for ChicagoPages: The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States that lasted from May 11 to Jand a turning point for US labor law.

It pitted the American Railway Union against the Pullman Company, the main railroads, and the federal government of the United States under President Grover Cleveland. The strike and boycott shut down much of the nation's freight and passenger traffic west of Location: Began in Pullman, Chicago; spread.

We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books) Describes the violent Pullman strike of which closed railroads across the midwestern United States and which made the nation's leaders see the need for addressing the concerns of the country's workers.

The Pullman Strike: The Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval (Phoenix Books). Discusses the labor strike against the Pullman Palace Car Company in Pullman, Illinois inand the federal government's use of force to keep the railroads operating and to crush the striking workers Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and indexPages: The Pullman strike, (Chicago, C.H.

Kerr and company, ), by William H. Carwardine (page images at HathiTrust) A tame surrender, a story of the Chicago strike, (Philadelphia, J.

Lippincott company, ), by Charles King (page images at HathiTrust; US access only). Typically, strikes ended when the government applied its power against the unions. One strike in particular, the Pullman strike ofwas especially important in American perceptions of "the labor problem" of the time.

The Pullman strike brought Eugene Debs national attention, and it led directly to his conversion to socialism. The Hardcover of the The Pullman Strike of by Rosemary Laughlin at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more.

B&N Outlet Membership Educators Author: Rosemary Laughlin. Get this from a library! The Pullman strike of [Rosemary Laughlin] -- Learn about the strike of that was important in changing labor-management relations permanently.Eugene V.

Debs, leader of the American Railway Union at the time of the Pullman factory strike, makes a speech later in life during one of his five campaigns for president as the candidate of.The Pullman strike of shut down the rail system from Chicago to the West Coast, culminating two decades of labor unrest punctuated by episodes of confrontation and violence.

In this wide-ranging collection, leading labor historians resituate the Pullman conflict in its historical context/5(3).