US HISTORY
Zinn, Chapter 11
Reading Guide for 259 to 278 (#2)
Due:  Thursday, Feb 20            Name:

On page 263, there is a quote worth noting...”two hours less work means two more hours of loafing about the corners and two hours more for drink.”  What is this in reference to?




Summarize the main points in the Haymarket Square gathering in Chicago.




Zinn presents a myriad of strike stories & conflicts.  What is the theme or central point among them?




What happens in 1893 (economically)?




How does Zinn view the purpose of the Homestead Act?




What is happening to farming around 1900?

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