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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 The Rise of Indust ry Strikes Terms Immigrants and workers Language Skills Great Railroad Strike- railroad workers striked and blocked trains because of salary cuts.Homestead Steel Strike- Steelworkers went on strike to try to unionize against carnegie.Pullman Strike- it was formed by a railroad union against the pullman company.How did the government respond to these three strikes?They put the strikes out with military action. Scabs: strikebreakers. Yellow Dog Contracts: an agreement between an employer and an employee in which the employee agrees, as a condition of employment, not to be a member of a labor union.collective bargaining: a process of negotiation between employers and a group of employees aimed at reaching agreements to regulate working conditions. immigrants made up a huge majority of workers in the United States - They too wanted better working conditions and wanted to see a change - it was hard for these immigrants to strike because they weren't given much attention too and didn't have rights that the American people had. They didn't have much of a voice because they came from another country and the people opposing these labor unions saw this as an advantage.In 1905, a group of radical unionists and socialists in Chicago organized the Industrial Workers of the World. - it was an organization of unskilled workers - included people that were miners , lumberers , cannery and dock workers Some examples of robber barons during this time period are Rockefeller and Vanderbilt while an example of a captain of industry would be Jefferson. Strikes Terms
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