Multiple Choice Questions | Discussion Questions

1. Why would the workers of the early 1870s have pushed for shorter working hours?

2. What caused the decline of the Knights of Labour in the 1890s?

3. How did the rise and fall of the Independent Labour Party help to advance the cause of women labourers?

4. Why was 1919 called a watershed year in Labour history?

5. What would have been the advantages and disadvantages of joining either a craft union or an industrial union?