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Question 1: The Knights were unsuccessful in the Missouri Pacific strike in 1886 and lost many craft unionists that year when the rival ________ was founded.
Congress of Industrial OrganizationsAmerican Federation of LaborInternational Longshore and Warehouse UnionInternational Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers

Question 2: They were also responsible for race riots that resulted in the deaths of Chinese Americans in the ________.
Chinese American historyRock Springs massacreChinatown patterns in North AmericaChinatown, Manhattan

Question 3: ________, known as "Mother Jones", helped recruit thousands of women to the Knights of Labor.
United StatesMary Harris JonesMichiganMaryland

Question 4: Two years later, members of the Socialist Labor Party left the Knights to found the Socialist Trade and Labor Alliance as a ________ rival.
Karl MarxDialecticDialectical materialismMarxism

Question 5: Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor, characterized the Knights of Labor as a "purely and deeply secret organization" that drew heavily on ________ for its ideas and procedures.
FreemasonrySocietas RosicrucianaCo-FreemasonryAnti-Masonry

Question 6: There was widespread repression of labor unions in the late 1880s, such as the violence against strikers in the ________ of 1886.
Adolph FischerEmma GoldmanAnarchismHaymarket affair

Question 7: Arguably their greatest victory was in the ________ strike in 1884.
Southern Pacific Transportation CompanyChicago Great Western RailwayUnion Pacific RailroadChicago and North Western Transportation Company

Question 8: Asians were also excluded, and, in November 1885, a branch of the Knights in ________ worked to expel the city's Chinese, which amounted to nearly a tenth of the overall city population at the time.
SeattleAuburn, WashingtonTacoma, WashingtonPierce County, Washington

Question 9: The Wabash Railroad strike in 1885 was also a significant success, as Powderly did not follow his usual practice and supported what became a crippling strike on ________'s Wabash Line.
ManhattanGeorge Jay Gould ILord Gordon-GordonJay Gould

Question 10: The Order was brought to ________ around 1890.
BarbadosUnited KingdomAustraliaCanada


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