Clara Barton : Angel of the Battlefield (Easy Biographies)

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But from a few Philadelphia craft workers, the Knights grew to become a national and even international movement. Fewer than 5 percent of industrial wage earners belonged to labor unions in 1895, but this share rose to 7 percent in 1900 and 13 percent in 1904, including over 21 percent of industrial wage earners (workers outside of commerce, government, and the professions). As in Dickens' evocation of charity, the rich man escaped condemnation if he recognized that his money meant little compared to his responsibility to humanity.

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Publisher: Troll Communications (July 10, 1997)

ISBN: 0893757535

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