Bread and Roses, and the Iron Heel

The real cataclysm of the release of energy principal: the confrontation of labor and capital during a depression caused by the recklessness of finance.


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Arnold M. Paul's Conservative Crisis and the Rule of the Law: Attitudes of Bar and Bench 1887-1895 (1965)


Notes and Materials

Wikipedia article on the New Orleans 1907 general dockworkers strike - slightly past the time frame of this class session, but an example of the conflict between labor and management as well as the growth of unions.