Pullman Strike: Definition, Summary & Significance


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What economic event created the conditions for the Pullman Strike?

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1. Where did most of Pullman's workers lived during the Strike of 1894?

2. Which union spearheaded the Pullman Strike?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and attached quiz will assess what you know about the Pullman Strike. These resources will test you on such things as the economic event that created the conditions for the strike and where the Pullman workers lived.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study assessments to:

  • Identify the union that led the charge for the Pullman Strike
  • Recognize the role of the federal government in the strike
  • Name one reason why the strike was significant

Skills Practiced

With this worksheet and quiz the following will be practiced:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of the federal government and how it was connected to the Pullman Strike
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding why the Pullman Strike was significant and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the union involved in the strike

Additional Learning

This lesson will discuss the Pullman Strike. The lesson is called Pullman Strike: Definition, Summary & Significance and it will cover the following:

  • Understand what makes for a company town
  • Define an industrial union
  • Recall the date of the strike and the time period