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What do we call it when people walk out of their job and refuse to work?
Why were strikes unsuccessful?
A boss does not need employees to run a business.
Employees did not want to strike.
Strikebreakers would fill the jobs of those on strike.
What's a strike?
Who were typically strikebreakers?
Why would people go on strike?
To demand better working conditions
To demand for more money
To demand to work less hours
All of these are correct
Who made the least amount of money working in factories?
African American Men
How much were children paid a week?
Who founded the American Federation of Labor? (AFL)
Martin Luther King Jr.
What were the goals of the American Federation of Labor? (AFL).
All of these choices
Safer Working Conditions
None of these choices
What event lead to laws being passed about fire exits?
GAP Factory fire
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire
Circle Shirtwaist Factory fire
The great fire of NYC
What is a boycott?
When employees refuse to work.
When customers refuse to buy a product from a certain company.
When employers refuse to open their business
When everyone just goes to work on a normal day.
What is a monopoly?
When the government owns everything.
When the people of the United States own everything.
When one person or one company owns an entire industry.
When a multitude of business owners own an entire industry.
Why were immigrants more willing to take the jobs that Americans were on strike from?
The jobs paid a lot of money.
Immigrants were desperate for money, and were willing to do the work.
Immigrants were bored with their new lives in America.
Immigrants didn't think the conditions were bad at all.
Why was The Jungle an important book?
It wasn't a book
It showed the poor condition of factories
It showed poor conditions of meat factories
It showed the poor condition of tenements
People who tried to find solutions to problems
Which law broke up big business trusts into small companies?
Sherman Antitrust Act
Roosevelt Antitrust Act
Act of breaking up trusts
Writers that helped spread Progressive's ideas. Wrote about muck that was going on.
Rakers of muck
raking up the muck writers
What did the 16th Amendment do?
Allowed the government to tax people's income
Allowed the government to relocate immigrants
Allowed the government the right to vote
Allowed people the right to vote
What did the 17th Amendment do?
Allowed the government to tax their income
Allowed people to vote
Allowed citizens the right to vote for their senators
Allowed citizens to vote for their governors