Hillquit, Morris

(1869-1933)
   American socialist, of Latvian origin. Born in Riga, Latvia, he went to New York City in 1886. He helped organize the United Hebrew Trades, and later entered the Socialist Labour Party. He played an important role in the affairs of the Socialist Party of America. He wrote Socialism in Theory and Practice.

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  • HILLQUIT, MORRIS — (1869–1933), U.S. socialist. Hillquit was born in Riga, Latvia. He settled in New York City in 1886 and was soon involved in the vigorous radical intellectual life of the Lower East Side. In 1888 he helped organize the United Hebrew Trades as a… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hillquit, Morris — orig. Morris Hillkowitz born Aug. 1, 1869, Riga, Latvia died Oct. 7, 1933, New York, N.Y., U.S. U.S. socialist leader. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1886, joined the Socialist Labor Party, and helped found the United Hebrew Trades in 1888. When… …   Universalium

  • Hillquit, Morris — orig. Morris Hillkowitz (1 ago. 1869, Riga, Letonia–7 oct. 1933, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.). Dirigente socialista estadounidense. En 1886 emigró a EE.UU., ingresó al Partido Laboral Socialista y, en 1888, colaboró en la formación del United Hebrew …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Morris Hillquit — (1869–1933) 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. Morris Hillquit Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Morris — Morris, Charles W. Morris, Desmond John Morris, William * * * (as used in expressions) Brandes, Georg (Morris Cohen) Goldwater, Barry M(orris) Hillquit, Morris Morris Hillkowitz Hunt, Richard Morris Lapidus, Morris L …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Morris — /mawr is, mor /, n. 1. Gouverneur /guv euhr near /, 1752 1816, U.S. statesman. 2. Robert, 1734 1806, U.S. financier and statesman, born in England. 3. William, 1834 96, English painter, furniture designer, poet, and socialist writer. 4. Wright,… …   Universalium

  • Хилквит, Морис — (Hillquit, Morris) (1869 1933) в детстве иммигрировал из Латвии, адвокат и умеренный член американской социалистической партии …   Исторический справочник русского марксиста

  • Clarence Senior — Clarence O. Senior, 1936 Socialist Party portrait. Clarence Ollson Senior (1903–1974) was, as a young man, an American socialist political activist best remembered as the National Executive Secretary of the Socialist Party of America during the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Liste der verbrannten Bücher 1933 — Flugblatt vom April 1933 mit dem Aufruf, private Bibliotheken von „undeutschem Schrifttum“ zu reinigen. Zwischen 10. Mai und 21. Juni 1933 wurden im Zuge der von der nationalsozialistischen Deutschen Studentenschaft organisierten „Aktion wider… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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