The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 brought the city to a stop. Factories closed, streetcars stopped running, telephones stopped ringing and mail didn't get delivered. Employers thought it was more than a strike and the federal government agreed and sent troops. What did the establishment think it was?
#92128. Asked by pmac41. (Feb 09 08 2:53 AM)
At one point in the strike the "Citizens' Committee of One Thousand", was created by Winnipeg's wealthy elite. The Committee declared the strike to be a violent, revolutionary conspiracy by a small group of foreigners.
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