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Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix 1. In the book Uprising, why does Pierto tell Bella she can’t work for Signora Luciano? Because she would cheat her – every week there would be a reason she wouldn’t pay Bella (pg. 12) 2. In the book Uprising, how many stories high was the Asch Building that housed the Triangle Factory? Ten, p. 17 3. In the book Uprising, what happens to all the shirtwaist workers on Bella’s first day of work? They all walk out of the factory calling for a strike (pg. 25) 4. In the book Uprising, one day after work Pierto doesn’t come to pick up Bella, what happened to him? The padrone he worked for took the entire work crew to South Carolina (pg.54) 5. In the book Uprising, where does Jane sneak off to with Eleanor Kensington? To a women’s rights lecture (pg. 64) 6. In the book Uprising, after Pierto is gone, what does Bella do at night and on Sundays? She makes flowers for Signora Luciano (pg. 70) 7. In the book Uprising, what do the strikers call the women who continue to come to work? Scabs (pg. 84) 8. In the book Uprising, who did the policemen send in to beat up the strikers? Prostitutes (pg. 84) 9. In the book Uprising, what miraculous invention happened in the world that Jane was going to go watch? The Wright Brothers flew an airplane (pg. 93) 10. In the book Uprising, while the strikers are outside, what do the workers or scabs get treated to everyday at lunch? They get to dance during lunch (pg. 95) 11. In the book Uprising, when Jane and her friends visit the picket line they receive a list of picket rules, what language is on the rules besides English? Yiddish (pg. 116) 12. In the book Uprising, the night the Luciano’s baby gets sick, Bella learns what about her money and family? The Lucianos have been keeping Bella’s money because her family is all dead (pg. 125) 13. In the book Uprising, what does Bella ask Yetta to do for her after she’s been walking around all night long after finding out about her family? To read her the letter from her family to see if they are really dead or not (pg. 135) 14. In the book Uprising, what does Jane do for Bella after she tries to read the letter to her about her family? Jane decides to take Bella home with her (pg. 137) 15. In the book Uprising, where does Jane’s chauffeur find Yetta in order to bring her to Jane? Sitting in a car during a strike parade (pg. 153) 16. In the book Uprising, when Yetta arrives at Jane’s house she realizes Jane doesn’t understand Bella because of what? Bella had learned Yiddish in the factory, but thought it was English (pg. 157) 17. In the book Uprising, when Yetta and Bella leave Jane’s house, what does Jane give them? A gown for Bella to wear and twenty dollars for food (pg. 163) 18. In the book Uprising, who does Bella live with after she leaves Jane's house? Yetta and Rahel, p. 165 19. In the book Uprising, why does Bella say at first that she would like to die young? So she can be in heaven with her family, p. 171 20. In the book Uprising, what does Rocco give Bella as a Christmas present? A shirtwaist and skirt (pg. 173) 21. In the book Uprising, what surprising information does Rahel tell Yetta? That she’s going to marry Mr. Cohen (pg. 184) 22. In the book Uprising, after being kept in the house in December, what does Jane realize about her situation? That she is a very rich girl with no money (pg. 189) 23. In the book Uprising, when Jane leaves her house after arguing with her father, where does she go? To Eleanor Kensington’s house without her coat (pg. 198) 24. In the book Uprising, what job does Yetta want Jane to get? Being a governess for the Blancks’ daughters (pg. 218) 25. In the book Uprising, what name did Yetta and Bella decide Jane should use while working as a governess? Mademoiselle Michaud (pg. 224) 26. In the book Uprising, what did Yetta, Bella, and Jane call their pact agreement? Comari di Triangle (pg. 234) 27. In the book Uprising, who asks Yetta out on a date? Jacob, the cutter (pg. 235) 28. In the book Uprising, what does Yetta think will happen to her and Rahel’s parents now that Rahel is pregnant? That Rahel will spend money on the baby and not on getting their parents over from Russia (pg. 241) 29. In the book Uprising, where do Jane, Yetta, and Bella take Harriet Blanck? To a suffrage parade (pg. 247) 30. In the book Uprising, what is the name of the law student who Yetta harrases about equal rights? Charles Livingston (pg. 252) 31. In the book Uprising, when Mr. Corrigan finds Jane on the street what does she learn happened to Miss Milhouse? Her father had fired Miss Milhouse and Miss Milhouse had been pining away for her father to marry her one day (pg. 259) 32. In the book Uprising, during the winter before Rahel’s baby is born, what does Bella do to give them each hope for the future? Bella goes to Fifth Avenue and purchases them a rose for ten cents (pg. 266) 33. In the book Uprising, what happened to the rose Bella bought for them? The rose froze during the night and they each tucked the petals into their pillowcases (pg. 268) 34. In the book Uprising, what starts the shirtwaist factory fire? The cutters dropped a cigarette into a pile of old fabric cuttings (pg. 271) 35. In the book Uprising, as Yetta was helping the girls on the 8th floor escape the fire, what did she realize about the 9th floor? She realized those workers on the 9th floor had no idea the building was on fire (pg. 276) 36. In the book Uprising, what was the name of the new invention that could relay a message from one floor of the factory to another with a magic pen? A telautograph (pg. 281) 37. In the book Uprising, what happened to Yetta and Jacob when they saw the firefighter’s ladder didn’t reach to the 9th floor? They jumped, they missed grabbing the ladder, they landed on the net, but fell through the net and died (pg. 298) 38. In the book Uprising, when Jane gets trapped by the elevator and realizes they are all going to die, what does she do to ensure she’s recognized among the dead? She moved her hand to the top of the pile so someone would see her signet ring and know it was her 39. In the book Uprising, how did Bella, Millicent, and Harriet escape the fire? The went to the roof and then climbed over to the roof of the other building (pg. 312) 40. In the book Uprising, what are the names of Bella’s daughters? Yetta and Jane (pg. 319) 41. In the book Uprising, who did Bella marry after the fire? She married Rocco Luciano, but the Livingstons had adopted him after the fire, so he is Rocco Livingston now 42. In the book Uprising, Margaret Haddix explains that the Triangle Fire was the worst workplace disaster in New York City unitl what event? The terrorist attack on September 11, 2001, p. 337.
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