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					In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what do Bella’s
landlady Signora Luciano’s children
manufacture by hand in her
apartment?

The children make fabric
flowers to sew on ladies’ hats.
(11)


In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what do the
workers in the Triangle Shirtwaist
 Factory produce?


The workers make shirtwaists,
a type of blouse. (18)


In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, why is Jane’s father
pleased that she will be associating
with Eleanor Kensington?

Eleanor comes from a well-to-do
family, and Jane’s father would
like to see his daughter make
wealthy connections. (66)




In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what did Bella
believe that Signor Luciano was dutifully
doing with the money she gave him
every week?

Bella believed that Signor Luciano
was sending the money to Bella’s
starving family in Italy so that they could
buy food. (71)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what does Signor
Carlotti, the factory supervisor allow
the seamstresses that have crossed
the picket line do during their lunch break?

Signor Carlotti allows the girls and
women to listen to music on the record
player and dance. (96)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what does the
word “scab” mean as it is used by the
protestors outside the Triangle Shirt-
waist Factory?
A “scab” is someone who crosses a picket
line of protestors to work the protesters’
jobs. (99)




In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what is unusual
about the person who walks up to the
platform during the labor union rally
and announces to the agreeing crowd
that the workers should go on strike?

Outspoken Clara Lemlich is a woman.
(Giving the name is not necessary for
the answer to be correct.) (108)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, in addition to
searching the workers before they
leave the factory, what do the bosses
do to ensure that the workers do not
steal the blouses they manufacture?

The bosses lock the seamstresses inside
so that they cannot leave the factory
without being searched. (119)



In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what horrible news
is revealed in the letter to Bella
from the parish priest in her hometown
in Italy?

Bella’s family have all died of a sickness.
(126)




In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, who reads the
letter Bella has received from Italy
word for word?

Jane (who knows how to speak and
read Italian) translates the letter to Bella.
(136)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what does Jane
decide to do to help Bella after she
receives the crushing news about
what has happened to her family back
in Italy?

Jane takes Bella back to her father’s mansion
so that Bella can recover. (137)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, in addition to helping
gain better working conditions for the
seamstresses, what other important social
issue are the wealthy women protesting
alongside the factory workers trying to
promote?

The women are campaigning for women’s
suffrage (the right to vote). (150)


 In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what does having
a “closed shop” mean in terms of
members of a workers’ union?

A “closed shop” means that the
factory will only hire workers who
belong to the union that is representing
that particular factory. (177)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what does Yetta’s
sister Rahel announce about her
future plans that seemingly
tears the two sisters apart?

Yetta’s sister Rahel announces that
she is engaged to be married. (184)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, why can’t Jane get the
chauffeur to smuggle food out of the
pantry of her father’s mansion to give
to her starving friends living in the tenement?

The chauffeur tells Jane that the
cook has inventoried everything in the
pantry down to the last dried pea. The
chauffeur is afraid of being discovered
and fired. (190)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, describe socialite
Eleanor Kensington’s clever plan
to be rid of her corset.

Eleanor will not throw away her
tight corset all at once. Instead,
she will gradually loosen it each
time she is fitted for a new dress.
(202)


In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what awful discovery
does Jane literally stumble upon in
the street when she leaves her friends’
grimy tenement apartment for the first time?

Jane falls on the half-rotted rump of
a dead horse abandoned in the street.
(214)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what luxury does Bella
go across town to buy for a nickel to
cheer Yetta and Jane as they
struggle to stay warm in their
freezing apartment?

Bella buys a single rose. (268)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what was Jane doing
in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory the day
it caught on fire?
As governess to the boss’ daughters,
Jane was taking the girls to see their
father at his place of business before
going on a shopping trip. (277)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what happens as
Yetta and Jacob hit the center of the
firemen’s net?

The net breaks, and the couple
falls to their death.


In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, who is Jane embracing
as the fire engulfs her?

Jane embraces an old woman in a shawl
who was trying to comfort her as the fire
raged around them. (304)

In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, what strange vision does
Bella have as she makes her way along the
smoke-filled stairwell?

Bella sees her family who have perished
months before. Her mother encourages her
to continue living in order to save others.
(306)


In the book Uprising by Margaret
Peterson Haddix, Bella survives the
fire to marry Rocco and have two
daughters. At the end of
the novel, who comes to talk
with Bella to decide what is the
right thing to do with the fortune
she will one day inherit?

Harriet, the daughter of one of
the owners of the
Triangle Shirtwaist Factory.
(326)

				
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