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LISTENING What's the Origin of International Workers' Day?

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This week we are studying the origin of Labor Day.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

1. WATCH THE VIDEO

2. PAY SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THE SECTION: MINUTES 19:30 - 25:00

3. EXPLAIN THE STORY TO YOUR TEACHER IN THE NEXT CLASS

Explain the following:

- What was the historical situation for workers?

- Why were the workers protesting?

- What happened in Haymarket Square, Chicago?

- Who was accused?

- What was the result of the subsequent court case?

- What do you think really happened?

 

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