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The Homestead Strike, also known as the Homestead Steel Strike, was an industrial lockout and strike which began on June 30, 1892, culminating in a battle between strikers and private security agents on July 6, 1892.

National Guard patrol the streets during the homestead strike, caused by wage cuts.

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Homestead Strike - Strike supported by the American Federation of Labor. Ended when the Governor of Pennsylvania sent a mafia to stop it.


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The Homestead Strike was a bloody labor confrontation lasting 143 days in 1892, one of the most serious in U.S. history. The conflict was centered on Carnegie Steel's main plant in Homestead, Pennsylvania, & grew out of a dispute between the National Amalgamated Assoc of Iron & Steel Workers of the United States & the Carnegie Steel Company. Carnegie left on a trip to Scotland before the unrest peaked. Carnegie left mediation of the dispute in the hands of his associate & partner Henry…

This is a picture of the Homestead Strike. Many other workers and I went on strike due to a pay cut of about 23%.


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