Make the textbook come to life for your students with this mock trail of the Haymarket Affair in Chicago during the struggle between employers and unions in the late 1800's. Student become the radical leaders that were arrested after the bombing and analyze evidence and characters for who really committed the crime. they act out the trail while putting their fellow students on trail for the crime. This lesson is scripted for the teacher and includes a student packet with information on the events, characters and evidence of the crime. Students will use critical thinking skills to analyze a historical situation in a fun hands on manner.