Social Darwinism argued that ______. Competition in the business world was a bad thing. Competition among businesses was indeed the best way to promote a healthy economy.
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Social Darwinism argued that ______.
Competition in the business world was a bad thing.
Competition among businesses was indeed the best way to promote a healthy economy.
The “survival of the fittest” concept would apply to business practices: The strong will survive and the weak will fade away.
B and C only
The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 was significant in that it _____.
Gave the government minimal control with business regulations.
Established a five-year moratorium on business consolidations.
Was an attempt to regulate business practices that unfairly squeezed out competition by outlawing “every contract or combination in the form of a trust in restraint of trade or commerce.
Allowed a level of cooperation between governments regulators and business leaders.
The National Labor Union, Knights of Labor, the IWW, and the American Federation of Labor were ______.
Never successful in addressing workers concerns
All working towards achieving better conditions for workers in an often-hostile work environment
Not in agreement about the use of strikes to achieve their goals
All in agreement about membership into the unions
The Haymarket Square Riot in Chicago in 1886 was the scene of violence when all of the following events occurred EXCEPT ______.
The Knights of Labor held successful negotiations with McCormick Harvester about labor concerns
The strike grew violent when a bomber was thrown into the crowd of 3,000-plus
Scab laborers were brought in to replace striking workers
Seven policemen were killed and 10 men were indicted for murder (with seven of them being sentenced to death)
The major purpose of the formation of labor unions during the Gilded Age was to ____.
Strikes and continued incidences of violence in the labor movement _____.
_____ became the first billion-dollar corporation formed in America in 1901.
Machine politics under the control of Tweed Ring in New York____.
Department stores and chain stores were responsible for ____.
Old immigrants tended to have all of the following characteristics EXCEPT that they tended to ____.
New immigrants tended to ____.