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George pullman

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Transcript of George pullman

George Pullman Early life
Quit school at 4th grade
After he quit School he went to work with Minton and Buck general store

George Pullman Economic Impact On America
by expanding the railroad sleeping car
George Pullman Social impact
Pullman had a unique way of doing business.
Those companies handed over the premium they received from luxury coach passengers
Pullman made a community town for his workers but their workers need to pay rent
George Pullman Political Impact
Pullman Strike
George Impact On America Today
The most famous model produce by his company
The rail car taller, wider than conventional ones
George Pullman Accomplishments
Founder of Pullman palace car company
Came with the idea to make it possible eat,sleep,and relaxation the railroad cars
George pullman
By Katie Patino
Period 3

George Pullman

Pullman won laurels for his extraordinary work, and also a good amount of money.
George Pullman
George Pullman was a robber baron and industrialist because he made the the sleeping car and robber because he made a company town for his workers but he charge them a high rent that lead them to the Pullman strike.
The sleeping car or sleeper (often wagon-lit) is a railway railroad passenger
Car that can accommodate all its passengers in beds of one kind or another, primarily for the purpose of making nighttime travel more restful.
the conditions for the company town was that it was really nice and modern
he paid them low wages and he charge them a lot of rent
in the pullman strike many strickers die they were fighting for their rights
Pullman Strike
The Pullman Strike was a nationwide railroad strike in the United States in the summer of 1894
the main railroads, and the federal government of the United States under President Grover Cleveland.
The conflict began in Pullman, Chicago, on May 11 when nearly 4,000 factory employees of the Pullman Company began a wildcat strike in response to recent reductions in wages.
Most factory workers who built Pullman cars lived in the "company town" of Pullman on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois.
The industrialist George Pullman had designed it ostensibly as a model community.
When his company laid off workers and lowered wages, it did not reduce rents, and the workers called for a strike.
Founded in 1893 by Eugene V. Debs, the ARU was an organization of unskilled railroad workers. Debs brought in ARU organizers to Pullman and signed up
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Publisher: Wikimedia Foundation
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