Haymarket Riot Research Paper

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Today on May 1st, 1886 a nationwide event has risen where workers ban together in an organization to fight against their employers for higher wages and better working conditions. Employers like Henry Clay Frick use operating techniques like lockouts in order to try and keep the demanding workers out of their corporations. This causes the workers to go into a spit fire of rage and gather to make an event known as the “Haymarket Riot”. Police get involved in trying to stop the riot but this does not even stop the demanding workers. During the nationwide event, Chicago police were forced to kill 4 strikers due to their extreme levels of violence. These strikers’ deaths caused 3,000 people to go into an outrage and protest against the killings.

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