Chapter 13 Section 3

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  • Railroad Strikes

    Causes: Response to cuts in workers' wages.
    Effects: Set the scene for violent strikes to come.
  • Haymarket Square

    Causes: Part of a campaign to achieve an eight-hour workday.
    Effects: Americans became wary of labor unions; the Knights of Labor were blamed for the riot and membership declined.
  • Homestead Strike

    Causes: Economic depression led to cuts in steelworkers' wages
    Effects: After losing the standoff, steelworker unions lost power throughout the country
  • Pullman Strike

    Causes: Wages cut without decrease in the cost of living in the company town
    Effects: Employers used the courts to limit the influence of unions.