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Coxey"s 38-day march

Grant, John A.

Coxey"s 38-day march

through the Alleghenies in search of economic justice

by Grant, John A.

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Published by Council of the Alleghenies in [Frostburg, MD] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Coxey, Jacob Sechler, 1854-,
    • Coxey"s Army -- History.,
    • Labor movement -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Unemployed -- United States -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-170) and index.

      Other titlesCoxey"s Army
      Statementby John a. Grant ; Anthony E. Crosby, Jr., editor.
      SeriesMonograph published by the Council of the Alleghenies ;, [2]
      ContributionsCrosby, Anthony E., Council of the Alleghenies.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD8072 .G767 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6900615M
      LC Control Number00710908
      OCLC/WorldCa44692981

      The book is published by Northern Illinois University Press. The audiobook is published by University Press Audiobooks. "A highly informative and entirely satisfying study of the contribution of Coxey's 'Industrial Army' to the history of American protest." (The Annals of Iowa) "Highly recommended for journalism historians as well as casual. The first march on Washington did not go well. It took place one hundred twenty years ago on May 1, , when a throng of petitioners and reformers known as “Coxey Author: Jon Grinspan.

      Book Wizard On the Same Day in March A Tour of the World's Weather. By Frané Lessac, Marilyn Singer. Grades. PreK-K, g: Coxeys. A March to Remember (Book): Loan-Wilsey, Anna: Looking into the murder of a marcher in "Coxeys Army," Hattie begins to believe it is linked to a strange carriage crash days earlier, an investigation that points to a conspiracy at the highest levels of government.

      Reviews "Coxey's Army is a timely book that evokes the recent Occupy movement while resonating against the notion of our own time as a second Gilded Age. Benjamin Alexander writes very well. "Alexander's distillation of the details of the march and its leading personalities together with a through examination of its long-term significance.   In , Ohio businessman Jacob Coxley organized the march to Washington to present his plan that the government should hire men to work on public infrastructure projects. Many are familiar with the story of the Bonus Marchers of , the large group of World War I veterans who gathered from around the country in Washington, D.C., demanding.


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