These events were related to the labor strikes such as the Lawrence textile strike of 1912 and the Pullman Strike of 1894 where police arbitrarily beat striking workers for no reason (McPherson, John Bruce). Another major event of mass brutality by our government included the Ludlow massacre
Andrew Carnegie, Jp Morgan and John Rockefeller were robber barons . These men were robber barons because they treated their workers poorly, Did whatever they could to take down competing businesses and these men were ruthless. They made their workers work long hours, gave them little pay and they took down unions within the company. This shows that Morgan, Carnegie and Rockefeller were robber barons . Another reason that they were robber barons was they took down smaller companies so that they could have all of the money in the industry.
Daniel Shays led a rebellion after the U.S. went into economic depression. This caused the Massachusetts government to seize several farms and sell them to re-gain profits. Shays led a mob of 1,000 enraged Massachusetts farmers to get weaponry from a state warehouse in August 1786. The rebellion was a fail because Shays and other fellow comrades were arrested. All in all, Daniel Shays led a rebellion because many farmers plots of land were taken and sold for profit.
Due to building tension between the abolitionists and the pro-slavery parties Kansas turned into a very violent place. In May of 1856, a pro-slavery mob reeked havoc on the town of Lawrence, stealing property, demolishing buildings, and even setting the governor’s home on fire. Two days after the attack on Lawrence, a man named John Brown set out for vengeance.
It is ridiculous that both sweatshop owners and corporations are filled with so much greed that they cannot hold their factories to a certain standard. Cases like the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory and the factory that collapsed in Bangladesh, killing over one thousand people, ever happen. Those who keep their escaping employees cooped up when the building they are working in is about to implode should be tried for mass killings. How can somebody be so selfish, and let profit get in the way of thousands of lives ending? This is a violation of Human Rights.
From sausages maker to butcher After the military-civic coup of 1973 the Kast family led groups of landowners to actively collaborated with police and soldiers in killing dozens of unarmed farmworker families around the region of Linderos, mainly in Paine and Buin. To be a beneficiary of the land reforms and fulfill the dream of "the land belongs to those who work it," cost the lives of thousands of Chilean farmers. Crimes that families of the victims have not even reported because they have had to continue living under the wing of landlords, after their confiscated land lots were returned to them. Grandpa former Nazi officer, attended and fed the military and carabineros (police) in his small store which would become the headquarters of Bavaria chain, while his son Christian participated in interrogations previous to the killing of
The Homestead Strike is known to be one if the most violent strikes in history. Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick cut the wages of the employees by 20% at Homestead steel plant. Since the workers were angry, Frick locked them out, causing them to surrounded the building. He decided to hire a small private army of Pinkerton detectives, not knowing that the workers would forced the army to surrender. Not only did 3 detectives die but also 10 workers.
The genocide that Stalin inflicted on the Ukrainians began in 1929 with massive deportations of the most successful farmers of Ukraine. All farmers were forced to give up their land to the government. These farms would then be state owned and factory ran. If farmers and families would refuse to leave their homes, they would be drug out of their houses and forced onto freight trains that would then take them to remote areas. To add on, the Soviet Union sharply increased Ukraine 's’ production quotas, to make it near impossible to fill, which eventually led to the widespread starvation all across Ukraine.
In the background of the portrait, the prison of Bastille, a symbol of the old regime still stands. In July of 1789, the Bastille was stormed by both men and women to obtain gunpowder and weapons, and was later demolished, destroying a symbol of oppression. Its shows the fearful faces of the nobility, and the clergy as the Third Estate consisted of about 98% of the population. With the shortages of food and economic depression, violence became more prevalent as peasants revolted and attacked the homes of their lords destroying documents of their dues freeing them of their oppressive contacts. This became known as the Great Fear and inspired the National Assembly to abolish
They left Guatemala because they wanted to get a better life. They were apart of a teachers union, they're headquarters were raided by the government because unions were considered communist. “She was taken in a raid on their neighborhood in which Esperanza’s brother and two friends were killed. They were members of Estevan’s teachers’ union. He told me in what condition they had found the bodies."