jul 2, 1882 - Homestead Strike
after workers refused to accept the poor working conditions that were imposed by Henry Clay Frick, the workers started a strike which ended up turning violent. the Pinkertons arrived to settle the strike but failed. The militia was called to end the strike after the failure of the Pinkertons.
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