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1

Wall Street Crash

1929
economy into recession.
workers laid off.
unemployment soared.

2

Strike breakers

workers who are willing to work while others are on strike = strike ineffectual

3

why did labour and union rights suffer

high unemployment
employers could exploit weak position of workers who feared for jobs

4

how did employers take tough action against strikes during this period

called in police or their own strike breakers

5

what happened to union membership

fell
unable to strike = undermined workers position and union strength