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Answer Key Question 1 (Worth 5 points) In the economy of Nation A, natural laws of economics such as supply and demand completely control the economy with no interference from government. This is an example of a mixed economy xxmarket economy planned economy socialist economy Points earned on this question: 5 Question 2 (Worth 5 points) What was the main goal of labor unions by the end of the 19th century? protection for immigrant workers and ending child labor a return to the days before factories xxhigher wages and better working conditions direction of the economy by the government Points earned on this question: 5 Question 3 (Worth 5 points) Which of the following can be said about labor movements by the end of the 19th century? xx They had successfully organized skilled workers into unions. They had won vast public support for their cause. They had secured the right to bargain collectively. They had forced the government to pass workplace safety laws. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 4 (Worth 5 points) Which factor most greatly limited union growth at the end of the 19th century? higher wages for all workers popularity of Social Darwinism xxhostility of business towards unions improved working conditions Points earned on this question: 5 Question 5 (Worth 5 points) Which type of economy is practiced in the United States today? supply economy xxmixed economy market economy planned economy Points earned on this question: 5 Question 6 (Worth 5 points) What would have happened if both unions had survived into the 20th century? xxTheir power would be fractured because membership was split. There would have been fewer strikes because the unions were so powerful. An eight-hour workday and equal pay for women would have been realized. Their power would expand because both unions had the same goals and methods. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 7 (Worth 5 points) How did the American Federation of Labor view strikes? They were the first union to ever use the strike. They considered strikes a violation of federal law and un-American. xxThey embraced strikes as an effective way to make gains for workers. They initially resisted strikes but eventually used them when there were no other options. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 8 (Worth 5 points) Which characteristic of the American Federation of Labor might make it more appealing to workers with families? Their approach to labor issues was radical. Uriah Stephens was an excellent leader. They were unafraid to use strikes to make gains. xxStriking workers received benefits and support. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 9 (Worth 5 points) How might the Knights of Labor have developed if its members had admitted belonging to the union? xxDevelopment would have suffered because many of the workers would have been fired. Business leaders would have been more supportive if the Knights had been less secretive. The federal government would have been more supportive if the Knights had been less secretive. Development would have improved because workers would see how popular the union had become. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 10 (Worth 5 points) What was one difference between the Knights of Labor (KOL) and the American Federation of Labor (AFL)? xxThe KOL admitted women and African Americans. The KOL was larger than the AFL. The AFL accepted unskilled workers The AFL had a more radical approach Points earned on this question: 5