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    Pullman Town Analysis

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    other great amenities. This picture perfect advertisement of Pullman Town was far from the truth, and was actually the definition of an un-American lifestyle. Pullman Town, was created by George Pullman and was a “gift” to his workers to give them a better lifestyle than what they could have provided for themselves. However what is unknown is that Pullman benefited the most from this town, generating a 6% yearly profit on the rents he charged his residents. Not only that, but he also forced and pressured his workers to live in Pullman, firing those who decided not to live there. Although management could argue that workers were paying 3/5 the rent of surrounding neighborhoods…

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    Pullman Strike Due to the decline in the economy in 1893 many manufacturers began to stifle the already low wages of its workers, the Pullman Palace Car Company was no different. However, the result of lowering wages did not waver the cost of rent in the Pullman company town resulting in in inraged, overworked workers. With lower income, high rent, long work days, and poor work environment the workers began to express their resentment towards the company's president, George Pullman. Though…

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    The Pullman Palace Car Company was a company that manufactured railroad cars, founded by George Pullman. George Pullman required all of his workers to live in Pullman City, a three thousand acre plot. In addition, he also expected his workers to accept pay cuts at any time and not to criticize the workloads. It 1893, the depression resulted in Pullman cutting wages by about twenty-five percent. However, the costs of living in Pullman City did not change. The decrease in pay combined with the…

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    Pullman Case Study

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    The town of Pullman was created to house the workers for Pullman’s factory. It seemed to be a utopia. Every family was equal and almost everything was provided for them by Pullman. The only problem was that the citizens of Pullman had no choice to do as they pleased. Their whole life was controlled by Pullman. They could not do anything to avoid being manipulated. They were defenseless to any pay cut by the factory. They had no control over themselves because they had no superior representative…

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    As part of the requirements for the Labor-Management Process course, a topic has been assigned in class to develop in a research paper. During paper, I will briefly discuss the Pullman Strike of 1894, the most important recorded event of U.S. labor history in the 1900s. This event marked the labor movement in history and from it developing laws in which protected workers. The Pullman Strike was led by Pullman workers and Eugene V. Debs, leader of the American Railway Union, which represented…

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    the Chicago Turbine were two leading newspapers in the late 1890’s. Both of the newspapers had coverage of the Pullman Strike available to their readers. The Pullman Strike is an event in Illinois history where workers chose to walk out of their occupations due to the environment. The depression made the worker’s wages get cut by twenty-five percent. This cut was the cause of workers to have an enormous amount of stress, eventually leading to a strike against the corporation. As the public would…

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    the Chicago Turbine were two leading newspapers in the late 1890’s. Both of the newspapers had coverage of the Pullman Strike available to their readers. The Pullman Strike is an event in Illinois history where workers chose to walk out of their occupations due to the environment. The depression made the worker’s wages get cut by twenty-five percent. This cut was the cause of workers to have an enormous amount of stress, eventually leading to a strike against the corporation. As the public would…

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    The Pullman Strike

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    The Chicago Times and the Chicago Turbine were two principal newspapers in the late 1890’s. Both of the newspapers had coverage of the Pullman Strike available to their readers. The Pullman Strike is an event in Illinois history where workers chose to walk out of their occupations due to the environment. The depression made the worker’s wages get cut by twenty-five percent. This cut was the cause of workers to have an enormous amount of stress, eventually leading to a strike against the…

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    storyline contains the internal conflicts faced by a couple living in a garden. The couple encounters a tough decision when it come to "free will", and they must choose if they will obey or disobey their command. In this garden, Satan visits the couple in attempt to bribe them into disobedience with devious temptations. Meanwhile, the couple is also wanting to stay true to the command given to them. Overall, Milton writes an appealing poem that relates to real life temptations and choices…

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    Portals in literature have made it possible to enter many magical or fantastical lands. Indeed, there are many different places in the world of literature that we on solid Earth have been able to explore. Not by ourselves, but accompanied by one or more fictional characters and their adventures shared through the written word. Using the literary works of: “Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll, “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by Frank Baum, “His Dark Materials: The Subtle Knife” by Philip Pullman,…

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