SAT Subject US History Practice Question 466: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 466

87. Which of the following resulted when the workers at the Carnegie Steel Company of Homestead, PA, went on strike in 1892?

A. Eugene Debs made a public speech expressing support for the strikers.
B. The company had the union leaders arrested for theft.
C. Strikers achieved their goal of higher wages.
D. Andrew Carnegie resigned as chairman of U.S. Steel.
E. Management locked the workers out of the plant.

Correct Answer: E


None of the first four choices happened as a result of the Homestead Strike. As soon as the workers struck, management locked them out and hired guards to protect the plant.

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