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It was a sign of the times and the struggle between workers rights, the Labor movement and capitalism as practiced by the rich and powerful. Earlier events like the Colorado Ludlow Massacre on 14 April 1914 had gone unpunished by law or economic sanctions and "Government" clearly sided with management in all such affairs (or was in their pocket).

The Arizona Labor conflicts were certainly different in some respects because the agrieved were primarily Hisppanic laborers. The fact that they were kidnapped, held under duress without food or water and sent by box car across the desert to New Mexico under the threat of return and die orders is especially painful to historians.

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