Chaos in the streets

Chaos in the streets

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  • Higher wages!
  • Safer conditions!
  • Shorter hours!
  • The McCormick Harvest CO. is the workplace of would-be strikebreakers.
  • The strikebreakers start a riot demanding safer working conditions, shorter work hours and higher wages. They also demanded that child labor end. Police opened fire, killing four strikebreakers.
  • They think WE did it!!
  • AAAAHHHHH!!!!!
  • The next day a riot was held in Haymarket square, protesting the deaths of the workers.  Anonymous people (or person) threw a bomb at the police.
  • Guilty until proven innocent!
  • The bomb explodes, killing seven policemen.
  • Chaos falls and police start blaming strikebreakers.
  • Eight strikebreakers and anarchists alike were blamed. Four were hanged and the other four were sentenced to prison with NO PROOF. Guilty until proven innocent!
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