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1

What case opened the door for labor unions in 1842?

Commonwealth v. Hunt (on quiz)

2

Non-union workers who usually worked for low wages were called...

scabs (on quiz)

3

Who led the Pullman strike?

Eugene V. Debs (on quiz)

4

Members of the IWW were often referred to as...

"Wobblies"

5

Knights of Labor (1869)

Higher wages, cooperatives, anti-trusts, child labor laws and open to all workers regardless of sex, age, race

6

What was the Pullman strike?

A nationwide railroad strike where they stopped all Pullman cars because they wanted higher wages

7

Haymarket Square riot (1888)

Played a direct role in ultimate downfall of Knights Of Labor, took place in Chicago and led to policemen deaths

8

Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) embraced the rhetoric of _________ and endorsed _______ tactics.

class conflict, violent

9

American Federation of Labor (1886)

led by Samuel Gompers, formed because the Knights of Labor failed, wanted skilled workers