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37d. American Federation of Labor

Keep it simple. That was the mantra of labor leader Samuel Gompers. ... (more)

Keep it simple. That was the mantra of labor leader Samuel Gompers. He was a diehard capitalist and saw no need for a radical restructuring of America. Gompers quickly learned that the issues that workers cared about most deeply were personal. They wanted higher wages and better working conditions. These "bread and butter" issues would always unite the labor class. By keeping it simple, unions could avoid the pitfalls that had drawn the life from the National Labor Union and the Knights of Labor. (less)

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History, Law, Politics
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Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
Media Construction of Social Justice Unit 3 Lesson 1: Which Side Are You On?

Media Construction of Social Justice Unit 3 Lesson 1: Which Side Are You On?

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using diverse media imagery to teach ... (more)

Media literacy and critical thinking lesson using diverse media imagery to teach about the history of the U.S. labor movement between Reconstruction and World War One. For full materials associated with this lesson visit the home page for this curriculum kit - http://www.ithaca.edu/looksharp/?action=justice (less)

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Social Sciences
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Provider:
Ithaca College
Provider Set:
Project Look Sharp
Author:
Sox Sperry
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