n the 1890’s George pullman and his empleyes were at the highend of luxury in the railroad indurstory.In addition to this ,he was one of the largest employers of African Americans.A pullman porter was viewed as a prestigious and well paid job for the time period but with the panic of 1893, a major economic depression ;George pullman began losing financially .As a response he decided to cut wages for his porters ,while maintaining high rents for his employees. The Pullman porters decided to organize and respond .Eugene V.Debs helped the workers with low pay and a lot of work.Eugene V.Debs achieved this by striking in chicago on May 11,1894 through July 20,1894.This was very important because the company was being unfair to black people. CONFLICTThe panic of 1894 was a serious economic depression in the united states.This panic was marked by the collapse of the railroad overbuilding and shaky railroad financing which set off a serious of bank failures.George Pullman the leader of railroad industry tried to save money by cutting wages of African American workers.The pullman Porters had to overcome this conflict of unfair labor practices and pay.The strike itself was a conflict against George Pullman.The arrival of the military and the subsequent deaths of workers in violence led to further outbreaks of violence THE HEART OR THE STORYConflict and compromises the Pullman Porters had to overcome the conflict of unfair labor practices and pay. The strike itself was a conflict against George Pullman. The arrival of the military and the subsequent deaths of workers in violence led to further outbreaks of violence. During the course of the strike 30 strikers were killed and 57 were wounded. Property damage exceed $80 million. In 1894 in a effort to conciliate organized labor after the strike,President Grover Cleveland and congress designated Labor Day as a federal holiday. Legislation for the holiday was pushed through Congress six days after the strike ended. George pullman,American Railway union,Eugene V. Debs Grover Cleveland ,US Army strike Breakers ,Pullman Porters.The event shut down most rail transportation in the united states.ARU and Debs called for a massive railroad strike across the united states affecting 27 states and 250,000 people.. President Grover cleveland in the US army to end the strike.Debs the union leader was arrested.Pullman had to sell off his residential holding.Grover cleveland instituted labor day as a national Holiday In 27 cities in the united states ,including chicago It was a major moment in railroad history and led to the end of George Pullman’s paternalism system with his african american workers.Pullman town because annexed into a chicago neighborhood .THE IMPACTThe pullman strike, $80 million in property damage had been cause and many workers were injured or lost there lives.The state ordered the company to sell off its residential holdings. Debs was arrested on federal charges.including conspiracy to obstruct the mail as well as disodeing an order directed to him by the supreme court to stop the obstruction of railways and to dissolve the boycott.In 1894 ,in an effort to conciliate organized labor after the strike, President Grover Cleveland and congress designated Labor as a federal holiday .Legislation for the holiday was pushed through congress six days after the strike ended.The pullman strike of 1894 was a very significant event in American labor history. The strike affected much of the country,and it had great influence on public opinion on the rights of workers,the role of management, and the role of government in mediating labor unrest. CONCLUSION & LONG TERM Eugene V.Debs helped the workers with low pay and alot of work.Eugene V.Debs achieved this by striking in chicago on May 11,1894 through July 20,1894.This was very important because the company was being unfair to black people.The strike left a national holiday called labor day it way we have the holiday today.