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The Knights of Labor and the Haymarket Riot Labor unions flourished for a number of reasons abysmal working conditions, a lack of concern for workers safety, low pay and nonexistent benefits, and a 10 to 12 hour workday The Knights of Labor, one of the strongest unions, focused on achieving an eight hour day After a worker was killed at a labor rally, the crowd broke out in violence Firing into the crowd, the police killed four workers The long term effect of this riot was widespread fear of unionism and a delay in the acceptance of the eight hour day. Download The Knights of Labor and the Haymarket Riot Author Bernadette Brexel – wildweaves.co.uk

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