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Question 1 2 out of 2 points A general characteristic of an interest group that may have a significant bearing on how powerful that group will be is ______________________. Answers: Selected Answer: d. options a, b, and c a. size of the group b. wealth of the members c. dedication of members to the goals of the group d. options a, b, and c e. none of the above
Question 2 2 out of 2 points Which of the following types of interest groups promote the interests of American workers? Answers:
Question 3 2 out of 2 points The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was instrumental in achieving the establishment of the ______________. Answers:
c. Department of Labor d. Department of Commerce e. Department of Homeland Security Question 4 2 out of 2 points As a means of financing political campaigns, interest groups have formed ______________________. Answers:
Question 5 2 out of 2 points In the post-Civil War economic boom, Samuel Gompers helped to create and lead the American Federation of Labor (AFL). What was the impact of this interest group on labor relations? Answers: Selected Answer: d. The AFL brought many smaller worker trade unions into a large interest group with increased political clout and ultimately won support in Congress for dozens of worker benefits. a. Gompers and most of his supporters were eventually imprisoned. b. The government responded to the labor union movement by protecting the corporate interests and banning the unions. c. The government rejected the legitimacy of the AFL as well as that of any other labor union. d. The AFL brought many smaller worker trade unions into a large interest group with increased political clout and ultimately won support in Congress for dozens of worker benefits.
e. The AFL turned public sentiment toward the corporate owners and ultimately damaged worker morale.

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