CARNEGIE STEEL: 1892 Homestead, PA
With Machines coming in and making laborers practically usless
A small group of skilled workers got the rest of the 3800 workers worked up with them
Factory manager, Frick, sent 300 Pinkerton guards to subdue the strike
They were greeted by 10,000 armed protesters.
The guards quickly surrender and then are forced to run a gauntlet through the crowd
Frick locks them all out and hids inside, not knowing what else to do
The Sheriff got General William Stone to bring in an 8 thousand man militia to arrest the more violent protesters and break up the crowd
Carnegie was chillen in Ireland during all of this.
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