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This posting discusses the Pullman strike, an event in North American History. The explanation is given in 227 words with two references.

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The Pullman Strike was a nationwide conflict between labor unions and railroads in 1894. It was a labor dispute, and began because of the way that one man, George Mortimer Pullman, treated his workers. On May 1894, about 3,000 workers went on a "wildcat strike", meaning it was not authorized by their union. ...

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