SAT Subject US History Practice Question 319: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 319

30. The Haymarket Riot of 1886 had all the following effects EXCEPT:

A. Eight anarchists were arrested for conspiracy, and four of them were hanged.
B. Activism among workers decreased.
C. Employers blacklisted people with reputations for organizing their fellow workers.
D. Skilled and unskilled workers broke apart into two groups.
E. Union membership immediately skyrocketed in protest.

Correct Answer: E


The Haymarket Riot had the opposite effect. People became afraid to join unions and afraid to encourage others to do so.

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