- How would you characterize the strike?
- Why did the sheriff feel the need to call in reinforcements? Do you feel he was justified in that action, why or why not? How should those in power react to protests?
- Compare this video with the farmer's strike in Sioux City. How does each of these sources help to demonstrate the power of protest?
"The Great Depression: Strike Turns Violent," Iowa Pathways - Iowa Public Television, 1979. Courtesy of Iowa Public Television