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Nativist labor leaders objected to immigrant workers for many r…

  • Question 5a of 12 - Immigration

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  • Question: Nativist labor leaders objected to immigrant workers for many reasons. Which of the following objections was most important?
  • Answers:
  1. Most immigrants were Catholic.
  2. Most immigrants couldn't speak English.
  3. They suspected immigrants of having ties to criminal fraternities.
  4. Immigrants were willing to work for relatively low wages.

The correct answer is: Immigrants were willing to work for relatively low wages. Though unions tried to keep wages at a reasonable level, new immigrants who were desperate to work were often willing to accept lower pay.

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