Frances Perkins: Biography & Quotes


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Which of the following is correct concerning Frances Perkins younger life?

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1. A great motivation for Perkins fight for workers' rights came from which of the following?

2. Which of the following was an accomplishment of Perkins as a labor rights advocate?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This interactive quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of the accomplishments of Frances Perkins. You'll be answering questions covering her professional and private life.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review these topics:

  • The details of Frances Perkins' private life
  • Perkins' labor rights accomplishments
  • The major motivation for Perkins' social advocacy

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Making connections - relate how a tragic event in Perkins' life motivated her to push harder for workers' rights
  • Knowledge application - answer a question about Perkins' character to display you have retained the lesson
  • Reading comprehension - demonstrate you have read the material by being able to determine the important events of Perkins' early life

Additional Learning

Discover more details about the life and accomplishments of Frances Perkins by reviewing the lesson entitled Frances Perkins: Biography & Quotes. This tutorial examines material, including:

  • Perkins' post-secondary education
  • The last government post of Perkins' career
  • Perkins' role in Roosevelt's New Deal