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The Labor Movement (Grade 9)

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The Labor Movement

The labor movement began in which country?
  1. France
  2. Canada
  3. England
  4. United States
The labor movement started as a way to deal with the increase in factory jobs during the Industrial Revolution.
  1. True
  2. False
The                 Acts of 1799 and 1800 prevented workers from forming trade unions and collective bargaining.
  1. Guild
  2. Union
  3. Labor
  4. Combination
The Roman Catholic Church played an important role in propelling the labor movement forward.
  1. True
  2. False
Written by Pope                , the "Rerum Novarum" called for limits on the length of the workday, the establishment of trade unions, and the abolishment of child labor.
  1. Leo X
  2. Pius IX
  3. Leo XIII
  4. Gregory XVI
The poor conditions in factories were made public by muckraking journalists.
  1. True
  2. False
Who founded the American Federation of Labor?
  1. Samuel Gompers
  2. Eugene V. Debs
  3. Cesar Chavez
  4. John L. Lewis
Uruguay passed laws restricting the work day to eight hours before the United States did.
  1. True
  2. False
Why did the American Railway Union call for a boycott of all trains that used Pullman cars?

The United States Army was called up to end the Pullman Strike.
  1. True
  2. False
American Railway Union leader Eugene V. Debs helped to found which political party after the Pullman Strike?
  1. Democratic
  2. Bull Moose
  3. Socialist
  4. Labor
Both the American Federation of Labor and the United Mine Workers were founded in Columbus, Ohio.
  1. True
  2. False
Who signed the Fair Labor Standards Act?
  1. William Howard Taft
  2. Theodore Roosevelt
  3. Franklin Roosevelt
  4. Woodrow Wilson
                                                                is the process by which wages, benefits, and working conditions are negotiated on behalf of a group of employees.
The rights of trade unions were upheld in New Deal legislation.
  1. True
  2. False
The United Farm Workers labor union was co-founded by Cesar Chavez and                .
  1. Samuel Gompers
  2. George Meany
  3. Mary Harris
  4. Dolores Huerta

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