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  1. CNLU
  2. Socialism
  3. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory
  4. Eugene V. Debs
  5. Uriah Stephens
  1. a an economic and political system based on government control of business and property and equal distribution of wealth
  2. b March 25th, 1911 - A factory in NY that started on fire killing 146 women - this highlighted the poor working conditions of women during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  3. c founder of the Knights of Labor
  4. d Founded the American Railway Union
  5. e Colored National Labor Union - admitted African Americans to the union

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Act passed by Arthur to appoint people to federal jobs through a merit system based on candidate performance based on an exam.
  2. Japan's government agreed to limit immigrants of unskilled workers to the US in exchange for the repeal of the segregation order that was taking place on the west coast
  3. became president and tried to get congressional support for civil service laws
  4. National Labor Union - the first large scale national organization formed by William H. Sylvis
  5. Built the first skyscraper. It was his ten-story Home Insurance Building (1885) in Chicago.

5 True/False questions

  1. Social DarwinismGrew out of Charles Darwin's theory of biological evolution.


  2. The Great Strike of 1877a strike involving the B&O RR. President Hayes had to intervene sending in federal troops to end the strike


  3. James A. GarfieldFrench term meaning "allow to do"


  4. Pullman StrikeDuring a depression Pullman lowered wages in his company but kept the rent in his town the same - which caused people who lived there to go on strike


  5. IWWa socialist union called the Industrial Workers of the World