Q Paper 4
Based on the reading by Fantasia and Voss (Ch.2 An Exceptionally Hostile Terrain) located in the Course Library in Canvas, answer these questions:
1. Differentiate between the kind of unionism represented by the AFL and the kind of unionism represented by the Knights of Labor and/or the Wobblies. 4 pts.
2. What was the significance of the rapid decline of the Knights and the Wobblies for the larger labor movement in the U.S.? 3 pts.
3. Was the 1947 Taft-Hartley Act good or bad for the labor movement in the U.S.? (Briefly explain your answer). 3 pts.