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Go, state militia of West Virginia, shut down the strike!
The Great Railroad Strike of 1877
It is a time of depression for many Americans in the 1870's forcing railroads and other companies to cut costs and wages.
I can't believe the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company cut our wages again!
July 17, 1877 Martinsburg, West Virginia The strike began.
We want our full wages back!
Your wages are unfair!
The state militia sympathized with the workers and was ineffective in shutting down the strike.
More strikes broke out across the country.
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