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Ended Prohibition in 1933.
a) Calvin Coolidge b) Twenty-first Amendment c) Warren G. Harding d) Kellogg-Briand Pact
Republican candidate for vice president in 1920.
a) Langston Hughes b) Georgia O'Keeffe c) Warren G. Harding d) Calvin Coollidge
Painter famous for creating detailed paintings of flowers.
a) Langston Huges b) Georgia O'Keeffe c) Warren G. Harding d) Calvin Coolidge
1928 pact in which the United States and other countries agreed not to engage in war.
a) Red Scare. b) Twenty-first Amendment. c) Kellogg-Briand Pact. d) Model T
Affordable automobile invented by Henry Ford.
a) Expatriates. b) Model T. c) Langston Hughes. d) Moving assembly line.
Flourishing of African American literature and art in the 1920s.
a) Harlem Renaissance b) Flappers c) Kellogg-Briand Pact d) Red Scare
System that uses conveyor belts to move parts to different groups of workers.
a) Flappers b) Expatriates c) Moving assembly line d) Model T
Fear of Communist infiltration after the Russian Revolution.
a) Red Scare b) Twenty-first amendment c) Harlem Renaissance d) Kellogg-Briand Pact
Young women who challenged society's ideas about womanhood.
a) Langston Hughes b) Harlem Renaissance c) Georgia O'Keefe d) flapper
People who leave their home countries to live elsewhere.
a) Expatriates. b) Moving line assembly. c) Red Scare. d) Kellogg-Briand Pact.
One of the main goals of Marcus Garvey's black nationalsim was for African Americans to
a) Have thier own business and comunities. b) Fight against the Ku Klux Klan. c) Avoid conflict with the Ku Klux Klan by limiting the spread of their culture. d) Receive government funds for their businesses.
According to the charts page 756, what can you infer about the sale and production of the Model T between 1908 and 1924?
a) As prices were lowered, production of the Model T also dropped. b) Because the Model T was affordable, more people could buy it, causing production to rise. c) Prices increased as sales increased. d) Prices deminished dramatically, but fewer people could afford to buy the Model T.
Earnest Hemmingway was one of a group of writers in the 1920s whose writing
a) Described the effects of prohibition. b) Focused on Communist ideals. c) Described the lives of jazz musicians in Paris. d) Criticized American society.
The effects of Prohibition included
a) Increased government corruption, as local police and politicians took bribes from gangsters to ignore the movement of alcohol b) Strained relations with Canada because so much illegal alcohol was shipped across the Canadian border. c) More expensive homenade alcohol, such as moonshine, which was sold in speakeasies. d) The rise of organized crime, as gangs became more powerful with the money they got from selling illegal weapons.
Until 1924, Native Amercians did not have access to adequate legal protection from the government because they
a) Had refused to fight during World War I. b) Were not citizents of the United States. c) Had become the smallest and least powerful minority. d) Were not allowed to leave the reservations.
The Scopes Trial represented the conflict between
a) Scientists and environmentalists about the environment. b) Fundamentalist beliefs and scientific ideals about evolution. c) The government and U.S. citizents about prohibition. d) Anarchists and Communists about political reform.
Why were some American writers of the 1920s called the 'Lost Generation'?
a) They appreciated the Jazz Age and its rebellious youth culture. b) They expressed the pain of racism experienced by African Americans. c) They returned to Paris where most of them were originally from. d) They expressed feelings of seperation from American society.
1927 was a fundamental year in motion pictures, because it brought the first
a) Color film. b) Full-length feature. c) Film with sound. d) Still-frame animation.
Warren G. Haarding's campaign was based on a promise to
a) Restore noramalcy, or stability and prosperity. b) End political corruption. c) Return to prewar isolationism. d) Increase government involvement in big business.
What was the main reason Herbert Hoover was elected by a large majority of votes?
a) Hoover ran a campaign that focused on city dwellers. b) Hoover would have been the first Catholic President. c) Hoover was a vetran of World War I. d) Hoover promised to continue the econoimic boom.
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