Re: The 1877 Class War That America Forgot


Mark Lause
 

One of the early socialists--George Schilling, perhaps--actually refered to it, as Labor's Fort Sumter.


On Sun, Jul 24, 2022, 9:40 AM Dennis Brasky <dmozart1756@...> wrote:
In 1877, one million workers went on strike and fought police and federal troops in cities across America. The monikers “Great Upheaval” and “Great Railroad Strike” undersell what verged on a second Civil War — this time pitting labor against capital.

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