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History repeats itself. 

By 1910 the richest 10% of the population owned 90% of the nation’s wealth.  Working people took notice.  Between 1880 and 1900 there were more than 30 thousand strikes involving 6 million workers, nearly a third of the entire industrial workforce!  The period between 1875 and 1900 was the just the first phase of a protracted conflict between working people and capitalists over how much of the wealth created by industrialization would be shared with the laboring classes.

History repeats itself.

By 1910 the richest 10% of the population owned 90% of the nation’s wealth. Working people took notice. Between 1880 and 1900 there were more than 30 thousand strikes involving 6 million workers, nearly a third of the entire industrial workforce! The period between 1875 and 1900 was the just the first phase of a protracted conflict between working people and capitalists over how much of the wealth created by industrialization would be shared with the laboring classes.