Thursday, July 9, 2015

#TodayInHistory July 9, 1892: The state sends a band of 7000 troops to Andrew Carnegie’s Pennsylvania plant to “restore law and order.” This effectively squelched the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers’ strike, allowing plant to hire non-union workers. In November, the union called off its strike and Carnegie fired and blacklisted the strikers.


#TodayInHistory July 9, 1892: The state sends a band of 7000 troops to Andrew Carnegie’s Pennsylvania plant to “restore law and order.” This effectively squelched the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers’ strike, allowing plant to hire non-union workers. In November, the union called off its strike and Carnegie fired and blacklisted the strikers.

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