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Samuel Gompers, American statesman.

Florence Calvert Thorne

Samuel Gompers, American statesman.

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 175.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8073.G6 T5 1969
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5695830M
    ISBN 100837122937
    LC Control Number70090710

      Gompers died Decem He served as president of the American Federation of Labor from to and from to his death. It has been claimed that to Samuel Gompers the American.   His career was an American epic. Gompers died a poor man, but he had left a great cause. He was the pioneer of the American Labor movement and he played a great and honorable part in liberating men from bondage.” And there was one more achievement. It was Samuel Gompers who created Labor Day to be celebrated on the first Monday in September. Title Samuel Gompers, Summary Head and shoulders, facing right. Created / Published. Socialist critics like Daniel DeLeon believed such autonomy undermined class solidarity -- in fact DeLeon regularly mocked the AFL as the "American Separation of Labor." But Samuel Gompers argued that solidarity could not be imposed from above: Strong international unions, like the Carpenters or the Plumbers, had their own ideas about how to.


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