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    The Chicago Historical Society has created a digital collection of Haymarket Affair primary sources. Many of these historical documents capture the immediate news after the bombing or depicted a specific viewpoint. It is broken into seven subgroups: The Trial Documents, Published Materials, Additional Manuscripts, Artifacts, Broadsides, Photographs & Prints, and Wood Engravings. The trial documents are by far the most interesting primary source. They are broken down into five subgroups of their own: Outline of Proceedings, Examination of Jurors – Selection, Witness Testimony, Exhibits and Proceedings at the Illinois Supreme Court. An interesting document in the first subgroup is the Petition for Change of Venue. It stresses that the defendants…

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    The Haymarket Massacre

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    international May Day, a holiday celebrating the lives lost in the labor movement. Sadly, President Cleveland though celebrating May 1 would cause everyone to remember the riots and the communist factor, so he moved it to September, our current labor day (Steven 1). It’s sad that there’s always that underlying fear of revolt, even though everywhere else in the world celebrates May 1 as May Day. There are some very arguable points to the side that the Haymarket Affair only hindered the labor…

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    In 1886, Emma Goldman caused mayhem and created her own legacy in America. It was not until 1886, where Goldman actually started to impact America. In 1886, the Haymarket affair occurred. This event was when a group of anarchist through a pipe bomb into the market, killing citizens and seven police officers. “These were anarchists charged with the murder of seven Chicago policemen in the Haymarket riot of early May, 1886.”(Chalberg 25). This is what really made Goldman an anarchist. Goldman…

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    Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, Albert Parsons is not guilty of bombing Haymarket Square because he is a family man. In his testimony to the court he said, “ We do not propose to bring an industrial confusionor state of anarchy… or to start revolution in this country. We are peaceable citizens, husbands, fathers. The working classes simply seek to improve their conditions. This is a natural feeling.” Albert Parsons couldn’t have done this crime because he is a father and husband. If he is…

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    The patterns of media manipulation and police repression which were established during Haymarket and Berkman’s assassination attempt were reinstituted in full force after the death of President McKinley. Media outlets quickly accepted that Czologsz was indeed an anarchist despite only having attended a few of Goldman’s speeches and being identified as a possible police informant by anarchist leaders. In absence of good journalism, newspapers capitalized on public fears and reverted to their…

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    to blame for the death of police officials then the leaders of union and reformer groups. I feel as if the state felt that the leaders should take the responsibility of the actions of someone else since they are the main reason for the organization of the protest. It seems as if this judgement was reflected on the fact that the eight were on trial for their political beliefs and not necessarily on their actions on the evening of the Haymarket Massacre. In the aftermath of the Haymarket Square…

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    When the honeymoon is over sometimes life can get you down. If the person you love has broken the vows that you believed in strongly, it can be hard to bounce back. Although you may be feeling like the world is over, and life cannot possibly go on, I’m here to tell you it can. Life is hard. Marriage is hard. Getting over infidelity is hard, but it is possible. Every situation is different, but these steps might help and if they don’t it might be time to move on. Firstly, if you happen to find…

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    According to Stephanie Harrison, editor of the Adaptations she mentions that “[t]he problems of fidelity can be illustrated by ‘jerry And Molly and Sam’” (6). This is important because throughout the story Al is unfaithful. While Al was at work he meets Jill and he is “having an affair [with her]… and he [doesn’t] know what to do about it” (Carver 16). This significant because this shows that he is being unfaithful with his wife and it also shows that he doesn’t really care about what his wife…

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    socioeconomic status. Tom has a string of affairs in which he does not care for either woman and only cares for his own gain. Tom commits to having two different relationships in which he leeches on the benefits of both, he cares not for Daisy 's or Myrtles feelings and only worries…

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    and while there are several possible options for these, the following stood out due to how they affected the protagonist, Ben’s role throughout the film. The catalyst/inciting incident of the film is when Mrs. Robinson locks Ben in her daughter, Elaine 's room and presents herself in the nude stating that she is available to him at any time. The first plot point is when Ben decides to pursue the affair, in the scene where he phones Mrs. Robinson from the Taft hotel and rents a room for the…

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