Labor Day in United States and its bloody origins

A lot of us know well that it is an annual celebration held in U.S. and many countries to celebrate the workers. It is an official holiday, but many do not know more information about it.

Historical Background of the Labor Day:

The origin of the celebration of this day Comes from Chicago, where labor disputes to reduce working hours in Hamilton in the movement known as the movement of eight hours, and then in Toronto in the 1886s, which led to the emergence of the Act of Union trade, which gave legal status, and the protection of the Federation's activities in 1872 in Canada. And rallies had been happened in support of the movement of nine hours, as the printing workers strike led to an annual celebration in Canada. In 1882, the American leader of the workers saw Peter J. McGuire one of the celebrations workers in Toronto. Inspired by the events of the Canadian celebrations in Toronto, Canada, has returned to New York to organize the first holiday for workers celebrated on the same day, on the fifth of September each year.
The first holiday for workers in the United States was celebrated on the fifth of September, 1882 in New York City. In the wake of the death of a number of workers at the hands of the American army and the United States marshals during Pullman strike in 1894, President Grover Cleveland put reconciliation compromises with Labor as a top political priority. Fearing further conflict, legislation has been workers' holiday and makes it a national holiday to pass through Congress and approved unanimously, only six days after the end of the strike. Cleveland worried for twins Labor Day holiday with celebrations of May International Day, which could provoke negative feelings associated issues Haymarket in 1886, when members of Chicago Police fired on a number of workers during a general strike demanding the maximum number of hours per day no more than eight hours, has fallen victim to that incident, dozens of those workers. The Fifty American states to celebrate the Labor Day national holiday.

The celebration of the Labor Day in the United States:

According to tradition, Labor Day is celebrated of most Americans, as a symbol of the beginning of the summer. The holiday is often a day of rest and parades or processions. Speeches or political demonstrations are more tightly restricted for celebrations of the first of May as a feast for the workers in most countries, although events are organized by workers' organizations, however, often are displayed political subjects by candidates for office, especially in the past election. The forms of celebration include picnics, barbecues, fireworks displays, water sports, and public art events. And families with school-age children consider these holiday as a last chance to travel before the end of the summer holidays. Similarly, some teenagers and young adults believe that it is the last weekend before returning to school. However, the dates of the start of the study vary significantly, in the twenty-fourth of July in urban areas such as Atlanta, Miami, and Los Angeles study begins. In addition, the festival marks the beginning of the season’s workers Football League and the National League universities. Usually a National Sports Federation plays opening game in the week preceding the Labor Day, and plays the NFL his first match on Thursday, which follows Labor Day.

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