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  • The Haymarket Affair

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    they even offered proof that some of the accused were not even near Haymarket Square on May 4th. Furthermore along with their apparent innocence, six of the eight were not present when the bomb went off, and the two that were there, Spies and Samuel Fielden were both in plain view of the crowd and police. Despite the logic of the defendant’s case, passion and prejudice led the jury to conclude that the bombing was a direct result of a deliberate conspiracy. On August 20,

  • Labor Unions in the Late 1800's Essay

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    August Spies, Louis Lingg, Michael Schwab, Samuel Fielden, Carl Engel, and Albert Parsons were charged with the trumped up charge of accessory to murder for the riot. They were all brought to trial, even though many of the men were not even at Haymarket Square at the time of the melee. With a jury of twelve men found all of the defendants guilty. After an appeal to the Supreme Court, Spies, Parsons, Fischer and Engel were sentenced to hang. Neebe, Fielden and Schwab were given life sentences. Louis

  • Civil Railroad Strike : The Pullman Strike

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    1800’s Strikes Pullman Strike: The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States on May 11, 1894. The American Railway Union (ARU) against the Pullman Company, and the government of the United States, President Grover Cleveland. The issue began in Pullman, Chicago, on May 11 according to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pullman_Strike.org about “4,000 factory employees of the Pullman Company began a strike in response to lowered wages.” According to https://www.britannica.com

  • Essay On The Haymarket Affair

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    The Haymarket affair took place in Chicago on May 4, 1886 during the period in American history known as the Gilded age. During this period there was political corruptness and tension between the rich and poor. The Haymarket affair occurred after protesters were killed by police while striking against their employer for an 8-hour work day. The next day Laborers rallied at the Haymarket to protest the death of their friends and towards the end of the rally an Anarchist within the crowd through a bomb

  • What Is Home? a Comparison of Eveline and Soldier's Home

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    Home can be described in many meanings. In both short stories of “Eveline” by James Joyce and “Soldier’s Home” by Earnest Hemingway, it defined home in many similar and opposite ways against one another. Since both authors used different ways to uncover the protagonist’s story, they both resulted in different interpretations of “Home.” Both stories revolved around family affairs so both the protagonist’s mother and father played a major role in the story but they also shared similarities throughout

  • Emily Dickson Life

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    Emily Dickinson Life’s Emily Dickinson was an American writer that changed the way people view poetry, females’ authors, and symbolism. Her work are celebrated the world over for their simplicity, beauty, and imagery. Also her life is very well-known and a topic of interest for millions of people around the world. Emily Dickinson was a very influential poet and will be remembered in history forever. Dickinson's poetic accomplishment was known from the moment her first volume appeared in 1890

  • Samuel Beckett¨s Novel Molloy and Its Particular Style, Theme and Similarities to Author James Joyce

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    There’s no question Samuel Beckett was deeply influenced by the avant-garde style of fellow Irish novelist James Joyce when writing Molloy. Both Beckett and Joyce allude to the classics (Dante’s Purgatorio and Homer’s Odyssey, respectively) and both extensively employ interior monologue to often similar effect. Even so, Beckett, ever aware of the shadow cast by his former mentor, also attempted to eschew Joycean tendencies in his works, as demonstrated in Molloy. Here, not only does Beckett entirely

  • Testing the System: Sandra Day O´Connor

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    Sandra Day O’Connor was born on a ranch near Duncan, Arizona on March 26, 1930. She was born to Ada Mae Day (Wilke), and Harry Day. She had one brother Alan, and a sister Ann, she unfortunately did not get to spend much time with them due to her schooling. Her being gone for school however did pay off. She had become known as the woman of the first of many things, such as the majority leader of Arizona, and Supreme Court Justice. She had many accomplishments in her life and was very successful, and

  • American Workers and Labor Unions in The Twenties

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    republican form of government. As a result, government sided with capital against labor unions and the struggle of the American workers, who had no voice against corporations. This struggle can be exemplified in a correspondence between union leader, Samuel Gompers and bishop William Quayle, published in “The Twenties in Contemporary Commentary: Labor & Capital”. The letters demonstrate that in the 1920’s, labor unions were necessary as a means to overcome capitalist greed and enhanced the ideals of

  • Season Your Data with Theory and Common Sense in Nate Silver's Book, Signal and The Noise

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    I attended my second APICS Central Indiana Professional Development Meeting at Carmel on the 13th of March 2014. The keynote speaker was Bill Whiteside, who is a founder of Demand Solution Northeast, which markets and supports the Demand Solution suite of forecasting and supply chain management software in the Northeast US. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a professional member of APICS. At that dinner event, he presented twelve supply chain forecasting lesson from “The Signal

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