Post a New Question

Social Studies

posted by .

Could you check this answer that goes with this passage.

It was... the greatest aggregation of labor and capital eber gathered in one place. It employed 30,000 men; it supported directly 250,000 people in its neighborhood, and indirectly it supported 500,000. It sent its products to every country in the civilized world, and it furnished the food for no less than 30 million people!

Sinclair's claim that the factory indirectly supported 500,000 people is probably based on the fact that:

A. the factory's taxes were higher than those of most competing companies.
B. the factory's owners were wealthy
C. worker's salaries supported other business
D. the company gave large sums ot charity
Is it C???

  • Social Studies -

    Yes, C.

  • Social Studies -

    Yes. You're right again! :-)

    The workers' salaries were used to pay rent, buy food, clothing, etc., etc.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. macroeconomics

    (1) Population: 250,000 Unemployed: 20,000 Labor Force Participation Rate: 80% (a) How many people are in the labor force?
  2. are these correct

    b. Calculate the profit or loss on 12,000 bags and on 25,000 bags. 12,000 x $10 = 120,000 80,000 + .10 x 50lbs x 12,000 = 80,000 + 60,000 = 140,000 120,000 – 140,000 = -20,000 loss 25,000 x $10 = 250,000 80,000 + .10 x 50lb x 25000 …
  3. Math

    What is the percent increase in the population for all six inhabited continents from 1950 - 2000?
  4. Accounts

    From the following Balance Sheets of Sriramco, prepare (a) Statement of Changes in Working Capital, and (b) Funds Flow Statement: Balance Sheet of Sriramco as on 31st December… Assets Goodwill Land and Buildings Plant Investments …
  5. 6th Grade Math

    Estimate each sum or difference by rounding to the greatest place value. 10,982+4,821= should the answer be... 11,000+5,000=16,000 or 10,000+5,000=15,000
  6. 6th grade math

    Estamate each sum or diffrence by rounding to the greatest place value. 998,927-100,724 would the answer be 1,000,000-200,000=800,000 :)
  7. Accounting

    What is the closing entry to allocate a net income of $48,000 to Sara, Ellen, and Mary?
  8. accounting

    What is the closing entry to allocate a net income of $48,000 to Sara, Ellen, and Mary?
  9. algebra

    In 2018, the number of people employed as registered nurses in the U.S. is expected to be 3,200,000. This represents a 22% increase over the number of people employed as registered nurses in 2008. Find the number of registered nurses …
  10. economics

    Part 1 A firm has the current liabilities and equity financing on its balance sheet. The firm has taxable income that puts it in a 38% federal tax bracket, and the state in which it operates levies a 6.5% income tax. Compute the firm’s …

More Similar Questions

Post a New Question