Why were labor unions “the greatest menace to this Government,” according
to Thompson? How did Gompers’s arguments respond to such claims? How
did Thompson and Gompers differ in their views of strikes?
In what ways did labor unions violate the rights of others, according to Thompson? What workers’ rights and liberties did Thompson recognize?
How did Gompers and Thompson differ in their beliefs about the benefi ts
and liabilities of competition? Why was government important to each of