The National Trades' Union & Worker's Strike of 1834


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Which of the following statements about early 19th-century America is TRUE?

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1. Which of the following BEST describes a journeyman?

2. Which of the following cities was famous for its huge textile industry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In 1834, mill girls went on strike, resulting ultimately in the development of the first nationwide American union. This quiz and worksheet will test you on important relative terms to test your knowledge of this subject.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Who mill girls were
  • The first nationally recognized workers' union
  • Definition of a journeyman
  • What city was famous for textile production

Skills Practiced

You will have an opportunity to practice your study skills, including:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as mill girl and journeyman
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the city that is well-known for manufacturing textiles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about 19th-century America

Additional Learning

Learn more by studying the related lesson, The National Trades' Union & Worker's Strike of 1834. This lesson will detail these objectives:

  • Discuss the state of 19th-century American manufacturing
  • Identify journeymen and their role in labor unions
  • Learn about mill girls and their industry
  • Describe the events of 1834 and the resulting strike
  • Analyze the legacy of the worker's strike