Problem Solving Assessments for Chapter 19:
Workers and Farmers Attempt to Solve Their Problems


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Ch. 19 Questions     Ch. 19 Answers

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  1. Industrialization during the late 1800s brought most workers serious people's rights problems such as low wages and unsafe working conditions. Since the U.S. businesses still continue their industrialization today, what kinds of people's rights problems for some workers can you find?

  2. With the four attributes of "Measures of Success," compare the possibility for success between today's big business with workers and farmers. Which group is likely to succeed?

  3. You are an owner of a bakery. Your workers, unsatisfied with their current salaries, started a strike to demand the total $10,000 increase in their salaries. If you let your workers continue to strike and not produce any bread during this time until replacing with untrained new workers, you would lose $12,000. What will be the most appropriate decision to keep the business working well?

  4. How would the populations change if the rural Eugene-Springfield area started to produce more computer chips that can make a great profit to the area?

  5. There are many times that cooperation can help solving problems. Find at least one example you knew, heard, or experienced of using cooperation for problem-solving.