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may 11, 1894 - Pullman Strike

Description:

In Chicago and Illinois from May to Mid July 1894, railroad workers went on strike. They fought 12 hour work days and wage cuts. Effectively shut down railroad traffic west of Chicago. President Grover Cleveland sent troops.

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Date:

may 11, 1894
Now
~ 125 years ago
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