Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA): 1906 & 1908


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Which version of FELA was found to be unconstitutional?

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1. Which version of FELA is in effect today?

2. President Harrison compared the dangers railroad workers faced to the dangers face by whom?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Completing this quiz and worksheet assessment tool is an effective way to quickly measure your knowledge of FELA. You must be able to answer questions about FELA and state laws as well as the contemporary use of this law in order to complete this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will do well on this quiz if you are able to do the following:

  • Note which version of FELA was found to be unconstitutional
  • Identify the version of FELA that is used today
  • State to whom President Harrison compared the dangers railroad workers faced
  • Discuss whether the State of Texas's law trumps FELA
  • Describe what FELA is known as

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how FELA is described
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding state laws and FELA
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different versions of FELA

Additional Learning

Learn more about this federal law by reviewing the lesson titled Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA): 1906 & 1908. You can study such details as:

  • What year President Harrison made his speech about the dangers railroad workers faced
  • Why a version of FELA was declared unconstitutional
  • The original intent of FELA