International Workers' Day began as a commemoration of the 1886 Haymarket massacre in Chicago.
Time Periods: 19th Century, Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Labor, Organizing, Social ClassRead More
A peaceful demonstration in Chicago for the eight-hour day ended in tragedy when the police barge in, and a bomb is thrown and explodes.
Time Periods: Industrial Revolution: 1877 - 1899
Themes: Labor, Social ClassRead More
The Palmer Raids began in November of 1919 and targeted suspected radical leftists, especially anarchists, and deported them from the US.
Time Periods: World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: Labor, Laws & Citizen Rights, Social ClassRead More