SAT Subject US History Practice Question 479: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 479

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.

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