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National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party
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Socialist Party (U.S.). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 24. 1917. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 21, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2248.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). (1917). National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party - Image 24. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/2253/show/2248

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Title National constitution and platform of the Socialist Party
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
Publisher National Office, Socialist Party
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Chicago, Illinois
Date 1917
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Socialism
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • United States
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 22 pages; 16 cm.
Original Item Location HX89.S73 1917
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304513~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript (2) Direct election of the President and Vice-President. (3) Immediate curbing of the power of the courts to issue injunctions. (4) Direct election of all judges of the United States Courts for short terms. (5) Free administration of law and the creation of public defenders. INDUSTRIAL DEMANDS (1) Complete abolition of child labor. (2) A legal minimum wage based on the ascertained cost of a decent standard of life. (3) Full protection for migratory and unemployed workers from oppression. (4) Abolition of private employment, detective and strike breaking agencies, and the extension of the Federal Employment Bureau. (5) A shorter work day in keeping with increased industrial productivity. (6) An uninterrupted rest period of one and a half days in each week. (7) Freedom of industrial and political activities of the workers. GENERAL DEMANDS (1) Taxation to be raised from graduated taxes on incomes and inheritance and from site values. (2) Adequate higher educational facilities for the entire youth of the nation, and such contribution to family resources as will enable the youth to remain in contact with such facilities until they are fully equipped for their economic and social careers. (3) Government support, by loans and other methods, to farmers and workers' co-operative organizations. (4) The retention and extension of the public domain and the conservation and full development of natural resources by the nation. (5) Pensions for mothers, for invalidity, and old age. 22