Labor Wars Vocabulary Test Byars

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Labor Wars Vocabulary Test Byars

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  • 1. 
    Fights between labor unions seeking better treatment for workers and industrialists protecting their right to run their business were _______________.
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Labor wars

    • C. 

      Peaceful tactics

    • D. 

      Commodities

  • 2. 
    People who worked to improve or change political and social problems were ______________________.
    • A. 

      Entrepreneurs

    • B. 

      Financial institutions

    • C. 

      Progressives

    • D. 

      Politicians

  • 3. 
    A list of workers that a business owner believed to be in a union that kept anyone on the list from getting another job in the same city was called a/an _________________.
    • A. 

      Blacklist

    • B. 

      Yellow dog contract

    • C. 

      Closed shop

    • D. 

      Sabotage

  • 4. 
    Organizations that worked to gain better hours, wages, working conditions, benefits, and treatment for the workers who were members were __________________.
    • A. 

      Political offices

    • B. 

      Consortiums

    • C. 

      Commodities

    • D. 

      Labor unions

  • 5. 
    The basic equipment and structures such as tunnels, roads, and bridges that are needed for a country or region to function properly is _______________________.
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Infrastructure

    • C. 

      Commodities

    • D. 

      Capital

  • 6. 
    The amount of something available is the _________________.
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      Demand

    • C. 

      Supply

    • D. 

      Reform

  • 7. 
    One of the first private detective agencies in the United States that were hired by businesses to capture bank robbers, counterfeiters, and forgers; to stop and break up strikes, pickets, and rallies, and to act as spies in labor unions was the __________________.
    • A. 

      Labor Unions

    • B. 

      National Consumer's League

    • C. 

      Women's Trade Union League

    • D. 

      Pinkertons

  • 8. 
    The period of reform that resulted because of the business, political, and social corruption of the Gilded Age was the ___________________.
    • A. 

      Modern Era

    • B. 

      World War I

    • C. 

      Progressive Era

    • D. 

      Civil War

  • 9. 
    A system where an employer must pay the lost wages and medical expenses of an employee who is injured on the job is called __________________.
    • A. 

      Closed shop

    • B. 

      Compensation

    • C. 

      Benefits

    • D. 

      Strike

  • 10. 
    The first investigative reporters who published newspaper articles and magazines that exposed the corruption and cruelty of industrialists and government leaders were ______________.
    • A. 

      Muckrakers

    • B. 

      Entrepreneurs

    • C. 

      Business owners

    • D. 

      Labor unions

  • 11. 
    A group of businesses, investors, financial institutions, and politicians who work together to grow and expand businesses are called __________________.
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Financial institutions

    • C. 

      Consortiums

    • D. 

      Entrepreneurs

  • 12. 
    To improve, correct, or fix something for the better is called _____________.
    • A. 

      Intimidation

    • B. 

      Reform

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Inventory

  • 13. 
    A legal contract where a new worker had to sign a document pledging that they would not join a union was called a/an _______________.
    • A. 

      Yellow-dog contract

    • B. 

      Commodity

    • C. 

      Capital

    • D. 

      Closed shop

  • 14. 
    Gifts from an employer to an employee, in addition to wages, for working, such as health insurance, life insurance, paid sick leave, vacation time, or a retirement plan are called _____________________.
    • A. 

      Compensation

    • B. 

      Benefits

    • C. 

      Labor unions

    • D. 

      Inventory

  • 15. 
    The _____________________ was an organization that used boycotting to improve working conditions for working-class women.
    • A. 

      Woman's Trade Union League

    • B. 

      National Consumer's League

    • C. 

      Financial Institution

    • D. 

      Child Labor Reform

  • 16. 
    ________________ is when a worker would purposely damage or destroy machinery in order to stop production in a factory.
    • A. 

      Rebellion

    • B. 

      Riot

    • C. 

      Sabotage

    • D. 

      Strike

  • 17. 
    _______________ are the things that all members of a group, organization, or government are promised for being a member.
    • A. 

      Laws

    • B. 

      Politics

    • C. 

      Rights

    • D. 

      Reform

  • 18. 
    When a group of people participates in violence, public disorder, such as fighting, breaking other people's property, robbing stores, and running wild, as a form of protest, they are ___________________.
    • A. 

      Rioting

    • B. 

      Striking

    • C. 

      Lobbying

    • D. 

      Picketing

  • 19. 
    A temporary worker hired by a business, who crossed a strikers' picket line, to go to work in place of the strikers was called a/an _________________.
    • A. 

      Muckraker

    • B. 

      Progressive

    • C. 

      Scab

    • D. 

      Entrepreneur

  • 20. 
    A/an _____________ is when the members of a group or an organization gather people together in order to inform them and gain support for their cause.
    • A. 

      Picket

    • B. 

      Strike

    • C. 

      Rally

    • D. 

      Riot

  • 21. 
    Money and resources that are put into a project or business in order to make more money is called _______________.
    • A. 

      Benefits

    • B. 

      Compensation

    • C. 

      Commodity

    • D. 

      Capital

  • 22. 
    An action that may not be illegal but is not considered right, nice, or fair is _______________.
    • A. 

      Unethical

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Reform

    • D. 

      Sabotage

  • 23. 
    A part of doing business, or something of use that can be bought or sold is called a/an ______________.
    • A. 

      Capital

    • B. 

      Industrial workforce

    • C. 

      Commodity

    • D. 

      Labor union

  • 24. 
    When labor unions meet with the managers or owners of industries and try to negotiate an agreement that both workers and owners can be happy with, they were using ___________________.
    • A. 

      Riots

    • B. 

      Strikes

    • C. 

      Collective bargaining

    • D. 

      Rallies

  • 25. 
    The level that people want or need something is the _____________.
    • A. 

      Supply

    • B. 

      Capital

    • C. 

      Commodity

    • D. 

      Demand

  • 26. 
    The law that requires all children to get an education in a registered school for a set number of years is called ____________________.
    • A. 

      Compulsory Education

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      A Yellow Dog Contract

    • D. 

      Child Labor Reform

  • 27. 
    The way in which a nation uses its resources and how it makes and spends its money is called its ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Infrastructure

    • B. 

      Economy

    • C. 

      Blacklist

    • D. 

      Politics

  • 28. 
    Businessmen who take financial risks to start a business are called _________________.
    • A. 

      Politicians

    • B. 

      Entrepreneurs

    • C. 

      Muckrakers

    • D. 

      Progressives

  • 29. 
    Places that handle businesses' money, provided loans, managed trusts, and organized investments, including banks, trust companies, and investment dealers are called __________________.
    • A. 

      Capital

    • B. 

      Settlement houses

    • C. 

      Labor unions

    • D. 

      Financial institutions

  • 30. 
    People who seek a political office or serve in a political office are called _______________.
    • A. 

      Politicians

    • B. 

      Entrepreneurs

    • C. 

      Labor bosses

    • D. 

      Representatives

  • 31. 
    A country that is powerful enough to affect the entire world by its influence or actions is called a/an  __________________.
    • A. 

      Economy

    • B. 

      World power

    • C. 

      Yellow-dog contract

    • D. 

      Consortium

  • 32. 
    ___________________ was when labor unions bullied and threatened non-union workers in an effort to get them to join the union.
    • A. 

      Violent tactics

    • B. 

      Collective bargaining

    • C. 

      Union intimidation

    • D. 

      Financial institutions

  • 33. 
    A/an _______________ is when workers stop work in order to force an employer to improve working conditions, work hours, or wages.
    • A. 

      Boycott

    • B. 

      Rally

    • C. 

      Strike

    • D. 

      Riot

  • 34. 
    When a person or group of people work together to influence government decisions for an issue or cause, they have _______________.
    • A. 

      Rallied

    • B. 

      Rioted

    • C. 

      Picketed

    • D. 

      Lobbied

  • 35. 
    Any government job in which a person is elected is called a/an ____________________.
    • A. 

      Consortium

    • B. 

      Political office

    • C. 

      Closed shop

    • D. 

      Financial institution

  • 36. 
    A stockpile of finished goods that are ready to be sold is called ___________________.
    • A. 

      Closed shop

    • B. 

      Industry

    • C. 

      Inventory

    • D. 

      Capital

  • 37. 
    Tension, a disagreement, an argument, or war that lasts a long time is called ______________.
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Conflict

    • C. 

      Rioting

    • D. 

      Lockout

  • 38. 
    People hired by business owners to run a section of a company,  run a part of the company located in a different area,  or to run the company in their absence were called __________________.
    • A. 

      Entrepreneurs

    • B. 

      Muckrakers

    • C. 

      Business managers

    • D. 

      Progressives

  • 39. 
    A form of strike where workers walk off of their job to show they do not approve an employer's actions was called a/an _______________.
    • A. 

      Picket

    • B. 

      Lockout

    • C. 

      Walkout

    • D. 

      Rally

  • 40. 
    A ________________ is when labor unions convinced people to stop buying or using the products of a certain company so the company would give in to labor unions demands to avoid losing money.
    • A. 

      Boycott

    • B. 

      Lockout

    • C. 

      Picket

    • D. 

      Strike

  • 41. 
    A reverse strike where the owner tells the employees that they must agree to a pay cut or be fired is called a/an _________________.
    • A. 

      Closed shop

    • B. 

      Walkout

    • C. 

      Lockout

    • D. 

      Boycott

  • 42. 
    The _________________________ was a partnership between upper and middle class women and working class women that crossed class barriers to accomplish the goal of better treatment of women in the workforce.
    • A. 

      National Consumer's League

    • B. 

      Women's Trade Union League

    • C. 

      Muckrakers

    • D. 

      Consortium

  • 43. 
    __________________ was when workers in a union stand outside of a factory or business to scare away customers and anyone looking for a job.
    • A. 

      Rioting

    • B. 

      Intimidation

    • C. 

      Rallying

    • D. 

      Picketing

  • 44. 
    ________________ is something that is not right or unfair.
    • A. 

      Unethical

    • B. 

      Unjust

    • C. 

      Sabotage

    • D. 

      Consortium

  • 45. 
    __________________ are the activities, actions, and policies that are used to gain and hold power in a government or to influence a government.
    • A. 

      Consortium

    • B. 

      Capital

    • C. 

      Politics

    • D. 

      Infrastructure

  • 46. 
    __________________ is producing what you want without wasting materials, time, or energy.
    • A. 

      Effective

    • B. 

      Efficient

    • C. 

      Progressive

    • D. 

      Assembly Line

  • 47. 
    The statement written by Thomas Jefferson that declared the freedom of the thirteen American colonies from Great Britain on July 4, 1776 is called ______________________.
    • A. 

      The U.S. Constitution

    • B. 

      The Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The 19th Amendment

    • D. 

      Labor Laws

  • 48. 
    ____________________ is when a group worked in an organized and active way to reach a goal.
    • A. 

      Rioting

    • B. 

      Rallying

    • C. 

      Campaigning

    • D. 

      Striking

  • 49. 
    The ____________________ are all the people who work in industries. 
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Industrial workforce

    • C. 

      Entrepreneurs

    • D. 

      Financial institutions

  • 50. 
    _______________________ means to be against something.
    • A. 

      Opposed

    • B. 

      Reform

    • C. 

      Scab

    • D. 

      Conflict