the ludlow massacre helped greatly to inspire an international awareness of the need for legislation to protect workers' rights. on the importance scale, the haymarket riot receives high importance as an example rating. therefore ( in my view) the ludlow massacre should be rated high importance, as well.
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on ap, the colorado national guard attacked a tent colony of 1, 200 striking coal miners and their families in ludlow, colorado. an estimated two dozen people were killed, including young children.
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The monument stands directly above the pits dug by miners to protect their families from gunfire. 39; the ludlow massacre is one of those shameful occurrences in social history that make scarce an imprint on your average history book. Dear internet archive supporter, i ask only once a year: please help the internet archive today. More days of violence followed.
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