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British General Strike III


Lead: Wracked by internal divisions, in spring 1926 the labor movement in Britain called the only General Strike in England's history. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: In the early part of the century, unions representing thousands of British industrial workers were locked in a running debate

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British General Strike II


Lead: In 1926, the British labor movement called the only general work stoppage in that nation's history. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: As the 1800s drew to a close, industrial workers in Britain had begun to band themselves together into mass trade unions. Shipbuilding laborers, transportation

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British General Strike of 1926 I


Lead: British Labor could not make up its mind. As during most of the modern era, conservative and radical impulses struggled in the General Strike of 1926. Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts. Content: The industrial revolution first began in Britain of the 1700s. Driven by the marvelous

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