Happened because of bombings, executions, and skirmishes that were happening in Harlan County.
Banks were not paying them and they could not get their money back and got mad because of this
They went on strike to get their workplaces improved and paid properly
made up of truckers.Over 50 people were shot because wanted better gas routes
Deplorable working conditions, to small salaries, and lack of recognition.
wanted to make the company stop sending work to nonunion plants.