How did the Knights of Labor and the American Federation of Labor try to solve the problems of workers or farmers? I mean what was the problem that each organization tried to solve and how did they solve it?
Both the Knights of Labor and the AFL had essentially the same goal and wanted to solve the same immediate problem. The differences between them had to do with how they wanted to solve the problem.
The immediate problem for workers during this time was the fact that they were often treated poorly by their employers. Workers often had to work long hours in dangerous conditions for low pay. The unions wanted to solve these problems, giving workers a better life.
The two unions that you mention went about trying to solve this problem...
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