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The Strike of 1916

Title: Information on a Strikers' Demonstration
Type: Newspaper
Date: June 23, 1916
Source: The Duluth News

Description: This article describes a protest parade that the strikers held.
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Information on a Strikers' Demonstration

Activities:

  1. Why do you think Mayor Power was willing to guarantee the safety of the strikers during their demonstration?



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  2. Why would it be important for one of the strike leaders to encourage strikers not to "create any disturbance" during the strike?



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  3. What do you think the strike leader might have meant when he said that they want "more pork chops?"



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  4. Why would letting the mining companies "incite disorder" be important to the strikers?



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