the great southwest railroad strike of 1886

  1. When and where did the strike take place? How long did the strike last?
  2. Who were the parties involved in the strike?

May include a description of the type of workers involved, description of the industry/company involved, as well as any prominent individuals who may have been involved.

  1. What were the labor issues that caused the strike?
  2. How was the strike portrayed in the media?
  3. What impact did the strike have on the economy, industry and/or union members?
  4. How did the strike end?

Provide your analysis on the “winners” and/or “losers”, i.e. who gained or lost the most from the strike.