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The historic period during which alcoholic beverages were banned
a) 21st Amendment
b) Alcoholism
c) Prohibition
d) Economics

A person who leaves one's country to live in a foreign land
a) flapper
b) bootlegger
c) nativist
d) expatriate

A person who smuggled or made illegal liquor
a) bootlegger
b) talkies
c) flapper
d) expatriate

What impact did the Eighteenth Amendment have on society?
a) a rising disregard for the law
b) a drop in stock prices
c) an increase in alcohol consumption
d) a drop in farm prices

A young woman who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking
a) nativist
b) flapper
c) bootlegger
d) expatriate

What title best describes the following historical events -- Fads and Flappers...Harlem Renaissance...Chalres Lindbergh...Stock Market Crash?
a) Gilded Age
b) Reconstruction Era
c) Roaring Twenties
d) Progressive Era

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s expanded the influence of African Americans by
a) financing the construction of apartments in New York City
b) gaining passage of civil rights legislation
c) helping elect African Americans to high political offices
d) promoting the artistic contributions of African Americans

What was one reason that national Prohibition failed?
a) Stores did not sell alcohol.
b) Many Americans did not support the law.
c) The federal government refused to enforce Prohibition laws.
d) The United States Supreme Court declared Prohibition unconstitutional.

Which event of the 1920s best reflects the conflict in American society between science and religion?
a) passage of the quota acts
b) Scopes trial
c) trial of Sacco and Vanzetti
d) Red Scare

President Coolidge Declares: ‘The Chief Business of the American People Is Business’, Hoover Calls for ‘Rugged Individualism’; Rejects Socialism -- What was the policy of Republican presidents in the 1920s?
a) The United States should assist unions and provide old-age insurance.
b) The United States should acquire and protect an empire.
c) The federal government should support the poor and raise farm prices.
d) The federal government should assist business and limit foreign commitments.

What amendment made alcohol illegal (Prohibition)?
a) 18
b) 19
c) 20
d) 21

What amendment ENDED prohibition (made alcohol LEGAL again)?
a) 18
b) 19
c) 20
d) 21

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