SAT Subject US History Practice Question 138: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 138

29. The first union of skilled workers, founded by Samuel L. Gompers in 1886, was called the

A. Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)
B. U.S. Department of Labor
C. International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU)
D. American Federation of Labor (AFL)
E. Industrial Workers of the World (IWW)

Correct Answer: D


The first union of skilled workers in the United States was the American Federation of Labor (AFL).

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