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- John L. Lewis
- Mother Jones
- Homestead Strike
- Founding of the Populist Party -- 1889-90
- President Franklin Roosevelt Promises a "New Deal" -- July 2, 1932
- Hull House -- In 1889, they moved into Hull House, a decaying mansion in one of Chicago's most destitute neighborhoods, and provided social services to the city's poor. Hull House offered classes that taught cooking, hygiene, and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. Hull House also provided child care and a kindergarten and build the first playground in Chicago. Each week, 9,000 people, mostly immigrants from 28 different countries, came to Hull House. Her example helped inspire more than 400 other settlement houses around the country.
- Flint Sit-Down Strike
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