Working Men’s Revolution Meeting

May 26, 1848

An article telling of a meeting at Faneuil Hall, largely attended, ” to sympathize with the European Revolution and express the sentiments of the laboring class in regard to its application in this country.”  Resolutions are passed praising what has been done in France, and to “call upon the Working Men of New England to oppose a manly resistance to the insulting pretensions of a ‘shabby genteel’ aristocracy, who already  assume to control the elections and direct the legislation of the State,”  and calls for measures to improve the status of the Working Men.