SAT Subject US History Practice Question 479: Answer and Explanation
10. Strikes led by members of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union had all the following effects EXCEPT:
A. Employers agreed to raise wages.
B. Employers agreed to shorten the workweek.
C. Employers agreed to a closed shop.
D. Union membership rose by the tens of thousands.
E. Many African American women joined the strikers.
Correct Answer: C
Employers continued to fight the idea of a closed shop; they insisted that they would not require any workers to join unions.