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Because he was the major leader of Pullman Strike

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Eugene Debs was imprisoned for violating the Espionage Act. It was believed that he was a seditious person who wanted to overthrow the government of the United States.

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Q: Why was Eugene V Debs sentenced to prison for 10 years?
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What did Eugene Debs get sentenced for and what was his sentence?

Eugene V. Debs was arrested on violation of the Espionage Act, and was sentenced for 20 years but was later pardoned by Warren G. Harding.

Who was sentenced to ten years for a speech against World War 1?

Eugene Debs. Had run for president in 1912. Ran again in 1920 from his prison cell.

What happened because of Eugene's V Deb's defiance?

Eugene V. Debs’s defiance of the government during World War I led to his arrest and conviction under the Espionage Act. He was sentenced to prison for his anti-war protests and his criticism of the government. This event solidified Debs's reputation as a socialist and a champion for workers' rights.

How old is Eugene V. Debs?

Eugene V. Debs platform was that workers have the right to unionize. He was a Socialist, and ran for President in 1912. He earned 6% of the vote.

I was a socialist party leader imprisoned for expressing my views against U.S participation?

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What did eugene v debs accomplish in 1912?

On June 16, 1918, Debs made a speech in Canton, Ohio in opposition to World War I and was arrested under the Espionage Act of 1917. He was convicted, sentenced to serve ten years in prison and disenfranchised for life.

Which candidate in the presidential election of 1912 ran mostly to widen then audience for socialist ideas?

Eugene V. Debs was the candidate in the presidential election of 1912 who ran mostly to widen the audience for Socialist ideas.

When was Eugene Debs Hartke created?

Eugene Debs Hartke was created in 1990.

When was Eugene V. Debs born?

Eugene V. Debs was born on November 5, 1855.

What president ran while incarcerated?

None, but Eugene V Debs ran in 1920 as the Socialist candidate for President, while serving a prison term for opposing the Draft in WW1.

What happened to eugene debs?

Eugene Debs was the first "socialist" elected to the U.S senate.

Who was a socialist candidate for US President 5 times?

1892, Socialist Labor Party: Simon Wing 1896, Socialist Labor Party: Charles Matchett 1900, Social Democratic Party: Eugene V. Debs 1904, 1908 & 1912, Socialist Party: Eugene V. Debs