Haymarket riot
Updated: 2/4/2020
Haymarket riot
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Storyboard Text

  • McCormic Company hired strikebreakers and one day striking workers clashed with the striking breakers outside the factory.
  • WE WANT SHORTER WORK DAYS!!!
  • WE WANT HIGHER PAY!!
  • BETTER WORKING CONDITIONS!
  • The riots caused police to show up and open fire into the crowds leaving 4 workers dead.
  • YOU CANT DO THIS!
  • END THIS NOW!
  • The following day, thousands of workers, family and friends of the workers gathered in Haymarket Square creating a rally for the workers killed.
  • WHY DID THEY DIE!?
  • UNFAIR TO THE WORKERS!!
  • A bomb was planted outside the factories causing even more commotion.
  • THERES A BOMB!!!
  • EVERYONE RUN!!!
  • *SCREAMS!!*
  • WATCH OUT FOR THE EXPLOSIONS!!
  • Multiple bombs went off which killed 7 officers.
  • 8 of the people who were running the riot were arrested because they were accused of planting the bombs.
  • YOUR ALL SUSPECTS!!
  • WE DID NOT PLANT THOSE BOMBS!!
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