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July 16, 1920
Martial law declared in strike by longshoremen in Galveston, Texas.

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Immigrants and Unions Make America Great
Posted On: Jul 09, 2018
July 9, 2018 | AMERICAN LABOR | […] As so many institutions have failed or outright scapegoated them—including Congress, the White House, their employers, local law enforcement, and ICE—immigrant workers have come to rely more than ever on unions and grassroots organizations to protect the few rights they cling to…American labor has always been a movement in which immigrants, often in the most thankless and dangerous jobs, have played leading roles—often stopping the race to the bottom that employers entered them in. The young immigrant women who worked in the clothing and garment industries of New York and other cities in the early 20th century—not least, those who died in the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire—paved the way for the reforms that led in time to the New Deal, minimum-wage laws, the eight-hour day, and the weekend… The American Prospect
 
 
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