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Strikes and Industrial Conflict. 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Douglas J. FeeneyDouglas J. Feeney

The strike has been the primary expression of collective action by American workers since the beginning of the industrialization process. Although strikes occurred prior to the industrial transformation of the United States in the late nineteenth century, they were relatively infrequent and local events initiated by skilled workers belonging to small trade organizations, which rarely survived the frequent economic ... ...

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