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.
Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
February 15, 2013
The students will analyze the impact of the labor movement by describing the extent of effectiveness unions created
What were some impacts of the Industrial Revolution in America?
What is the role of the union?
Wage workers did not share with their employers in the benefits of big business
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
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
May Day strikes in 1886-half failed
Haymarket Square-May 4, 1886
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
Sam Gompers-President of AFL
sought better hours, wages, and working conditions
supported the closed shop
used the walkout/boycott
3% of labor was in the AFL
Labor Day in 1894
Review for the test on Tuesday/Wednesday
Study, study, study
Identifications, identifications, identifications