Flashcards in 6.2 Labor Unrest Deck (9):
What case opened the door for labor unions in 1842?
Commonwealth v. Hunt (on quiz)
Non-union workers who usually worked for low wages were called...
scabs (on quiz)
Who led the Pullman strike?
Eugene V. Debs (on quiz)
Members of the IWW were often referred to as...
Knights of Labor (1869)
Higher wages, cooperatives, anti-trusts, child labor laws and open to all workers regardless of sex, age, race
What was the Pullman strike?
A nationwide railroad strike where they stopped all Pullman cars because they wanted higher wages
Haymarket Square riot (1888)
Played a direct role in ultimate downfall of Knights Of Labor, took place in Chicago and led to policemen deaths
Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) embraced the rhetoric of _________ and endorsed _______ tactics.
class conflict, violent