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2012

Anniversary of the Great Railway Strike of 1877

Samuel Jones Tilden - 25th Governor of New York
Samuel Jones Tilden - 25th Governor of New York
FEBRUARY 21, 2012 12:45PM

The Great Worker Revolt of 1877

Salon, Toritto's Blog:  1877 Worker's Revolt

 

Not  too many folks know much about the Great Railroad Strike of 1877, put down by Federal troops. It’s one of those now obscure labor disputes of ancient times; useless information which bears no resemblance to modern day America.  Certainly nothing mentioned in American History class in high school.

 

Au contraire mon frere!

 

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