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1

Salad bowl

Everyone who comes from all different backgrounds mix together but retain their individual characteristics from their home
Cultures

2

Melting pot

Everyone comes from
Different backgrounds and blend into one almost homogeneous people, everyone assimilates and becomes an American

3

Knights of labor was founded by who?

What year?

Terrence Powderly

1869

4

Knights of labor represented five types of workers

1) unskilled
2) skilled
3) woman
4) blacks
5) immigrants

5

Movement to have the 8 hour work day began in what state on what date

Chicago may 4 1886

6

May 4 1886 a bomb goes off at a rally @ ______ kills __ and police kill___

Hay market square

8 killed by bomb
7 shot by police

7

Over next couple days after hay market bombing police round up ___ suspects of what nationalitieso

7 Germans
1 American

@ trial no real evidence

8

How many men are found guilty ?
What are their sentences

All 8 found guilty
7 death sentence
1 gets 15 years

9

In the hay market martyrs case the state eventual a says what?

How many take the deal?

What happins to the rest

State says: admit your guilt and get life in prison instead of dealth row.

2 take the deal
1 kills himself
4 are hung

10

1893 Chicago elects new governer: ____

John Altgeld

11

John Altgeld does what about the haymarket

Pardons the 3 men still alive

12

What year did the haymarket rally occur

1886

13

Year John Altgeld becomes governor of Illinois

1893

14

Homestead strike year___ at who's plant run by who in what state

1887 carnegie's plant run by Henry Frick in Pennsylvania

15

What things does Frick do when homestead strike breaks out

First closes factory- see who runs out of money first

Then brings on strike breakers

Then brings in scabs

16

What happens during the homestead strike when Frick brings in the scabs

Workers defend their jobs on day one and on day 2 the pour oil accross the river and light it on fire

17

Eventually homestead strike ends when____

Governor sends in militia

Frick wins, workers lose

Ruins Frick and carnegie's relationship

18

What year did the homestead strike occur?

1887

19

What year did governer Altgeld come into office

1893

20

What year did Terrence Powderly form the Knights of Labor

1869

21

What year did the Knights of labor create Labor Day

1884

22

What happened on May 4 1886

Haymarket bombing

23

Emma Goldman

Bought gun for Alexander Burkman to kill Frick

24

Alexander Burkman

Attempted to assassinate Frick, shoots him twice, stabs him 3 times

Sent to jail for 20 years

Viewed as a nut