SAT Subject US History Practice Question 62: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 62

2. In a dispute with owners or management, workers had all the following advantages EXCEPT:

A. There were far more of them.
B. No business could function without them.
C. They could form unions to help them survive financially during strikes.
D. Owners stood to lose substantial profits if workers refused to work.
E. They could not be replaced easily.

Correct Answer: E


Unskilled workers could be replaced readily and easily because of the constant influx of immigrants, who needed to find work right away. Workers were able to survive financially during strikes because their unions helped them.

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