US History 2 Chapter 14 Quiz

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Railroads, The Wabblies, Social Darwinism, the labor movement and union activity are the kinds of questions you’ll be up against in this edition of our U. S. History quizzes. What can you tell us? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One positive, unifying effect of the railroads was
    • A. 

      Standardized time zones

    • B. 

      Equality in pay

    • C. 

      Successful unions

    • D. 

      Pride in work

  • 2. 
    In American business, Social Darwinism was used to justify all these EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Laissez faire

    • B. 

      Failure of the poor

    • C. 

      Individual responsibility

    • D. 

      Governemnt intervention

  • 3. 
    The Wabblies (IWW) believed the cure for labor's woes was
    • A. 

      Socialism

    • B. 

      Capitalism

    • C. 

      Social Darwinism

    • D. 

      State regulations

  • 4. 
    One prominent female organizer in the labor movement was
    • A. 

      Lucretia Mott

    • B. 

      Mary Harris Jones

    • C. 

      Eugenia Debs

    • D. 

      Esther Clark Hill

  • 5. 
    The government cracked down on union activity through the
    • A. 

      Knights of Labor

    • B. 

      Haymarket affair

    • C. 

      Sherman Antitrust Act

    • D. 

      Interstate Commerce Act

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