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The Strike of 1916

Title: Strikers' Demands
Type: Newspaper
Date: June 28, 1916
Source: Hibbing Daily Tribune

Description: This article lists what it was that the workers were hoping to get by walking out of their jobs.
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Strikers' Demands

Activities:

  1. Why do you think workers in the underground mines (wet and dry places) would get more money per day than workers in the open-pit mines?



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  2. What can we learn about a miner's job from the demands of the strikers?



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  3. Do you think this article presents any opinion of the striker's demands?



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  4. What sources might we use to find out what the Oliver Mining Company's response to these demands had been?



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