The Consumer Safety Movement in the U.S.


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What book started the Consumer Safety Movement with its research on the meatpacking industry?

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1. Who fought for consumer rights protection with regard to cars?

2. Which of the following was considered to be predatory towards the poor?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate your ability to understand material about consumer safety. The quiz will cover information such as advertising in the 1970s and the book that examined the relationship between the poor and the economy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be evaluated on:

  • The individual who wanted to increase consumer protection for cars
  • The book that addressed the economic disadvantages faced by the poor
  • The book that started the consumer safety movement
  • A medium that impacted advertising in the 1970s
  • Things that were predatory towards the poor

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding consumer safety issues and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the individual who wanted to increase consumer protection in the motor vehicle industry
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about predatory tactics used on the poor

Additional Learning

To understand information about consumer safety, read through the short lesson called The Consumer Safety Movement in the U.S. The lesson is set up to help you to:

  • Identify the impact of consumer protection groups on politics
  • Recall the concerns about car safety
  • Learn about the shift and change in advertising that occurred after the consumer safety movement
  • Understand the negative impact of the poor with the change in advertising