How did the people described in these documents defi ne economic justice and
injustice? In their views, what might lead to greater justice? Politics? Unions?
. These documents focus on the deep class divisions in American society in the
late nineteenth century. Judging from these documents, what had created these
divisions, and what might be done to bridge them?
To what extent did working
people share the ideals and aspirations of employers? To what extent did work
ing people agree among themselves?