Steve Kim, Krissie Tan, Maxwell Tsai, Moiy S. Dbq: Organized Labor Union



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DBQ: Organized Labor Union

Given the Documents below, evaluate the impact of the organized Labor Unions in the Gilded Age. State how successful the organized labor was in improving the position of workers in the period from 1875 to 1900 (or the present? Analyze the factors that contributed to the level of success achieved.

DOC A

DOC B


Doc. C


The employer desires to reduce wages and lengthen the hours of labor, while the desire of employees is to obtain shorter hours of labor and better wages, and better surroundings. Strikes establish or maintain the rights of unionism; that is, to establish and maintain the organization by which the rights of worker can be better protected.

Samuel Gompers, President, Amer Federation of Labor

DOC D

DOC E




DOC F






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