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Chapter 24: Industry Comes of Age. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute February 15, 2013 A/A.P.U.S . History Mr. Green. Objective. The students will analyze the impact of the labor movement by describing the extent of effectiveness unions created. Warm-up.

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Chapter 24 industry comes of age

Chapter 24: Industry Comes of Age

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

February 15, 2013

A/A.P.U.S. History

Mr. Green


Objective
Objective

The students will analyze the impact of the labor movement by describing the extent of effectiveness unions created


Warm up
Warm-up

What were some impacts of the Industrial Revolution in America?

What is the role of the union?


In unions there is strength
In Unions There is Strength

Wage workers did not share with their employers in the benefits of big business

How/Why?

Originality and creativity in short demand-Why?

More workers came to the U.S.

Who did this benefit? Why?

Corporations had tools-federal courts, the lockout, federal/state troops, blacklists


Labor limps along
Labor Limps Along

National Labor Union (1866)

excluded Chinese, nominal attempts for African-Americans/women

Knights of Labor (1869) as secret society

wanted to form “one big union”

wanted producers/not nonproducers


Unhorsing the knights of labor
Unhorsing the Knights of Labor

May Day strikes in 1886-half failed

Haymarket Square-May 4, 1886

labor disorders/meeting

a bomb went off killing/injuring dozens of people

5 sentenced to death/3 stiff prison terms/1 suicide

3 pardons in 1892 by Gov. Altgeld

Associated with anarchy and violence


Afl to the fore
AFL to the Fore

Sam Gompers-President of AFL

opposed socialism

sought better hours, wages, and working conditions

supported the closed shop

used the walkout/boycott

craft unions

3% of labor was in the AFL

Labor Day in 1894


Exit ticket
Exit Ticket

Review for the test on Tuesday/Wednesday


Homework
Homework

Study, study, study

Identifications, identifications, identifications


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