The Pushcart War - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 10 Summary

The day after Mack hit Morris the Florist, the pushcart vendors have a meeting at Maxie's shop. Vendors from all over the city come to the shop in order to help raise money for Morris to get a new cart. All types of vendors are there, from fruit and vegetable vendors to clothing and cardboard, hot dogs and ice cream, ice and coal.

Frank the Flower speaks first, announcing that Morris the Florist's cart is not repairable and that they should help him raise the money to replace it. Mr. Jerusalem, a junk salesman, brings up the subject of these sudden accidents that have been befalling the pushcarts lately. Maxie explains that the trucks are attacking them because the people of the city are becoming angry at the trucks for the traffic problems. The trucks decided to make the pushcarts the scapegoat. Maxie...

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