The Haymarket Revolt (1886)

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The strike held on May 1, 1886 in the United States, brought together workers in cities such as New York and Chicago. These cities were the workers center of the United States. Because of this strike, President Andrew Johnson would enact Ingersoll 's law, which established an eight-hour workday for all workers in that country. Four days after the first strike in 1886, the Haymarket Revolt took place in Chicago, United States. More than two thousand workers participated in this protest and it ended in tragedy when an explosive device exploded. The police opened fire on the crowd killing and wounding an unknown number of workers. A state of siege and curfew was declared, arresting hundreds of workers who were beaten and tortured, accused of police

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