Morris Hillquit

Morris Hillquit

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Morris Hillquit was a founder and leader of the Socialist Party of America and prominent labor lawyer in New York City's Lower East Side during the early 20th century. Hillquit was prominent as an internationalist and opponent of Zionism.The future Morris Hillquit was born Moishe Hillkowitz in Riga, Latvia, on August 1, 1869, the second son of German-speaking ethnic Jewish factory owners. From the time he was 13, young Moishe attended a non-Jewish secular school, the Russian language Alexander gymnasium. At the age of 15, in 1884, Moishe's father, Benjamin Hillkowitz, lost his factory in Riga and decided to leave for America to improve the family's financial situation. In 1886, Benjamin sent for the rest of the family and they emigrated to the United States, settling in New York Cityshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134910074
  • 9786134910071