Roaring 20's Review Quiz
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What was the main reason many African Americans left the South in the early 1900's?
    answer choices
    The Dawes Act made free land available in the West
    Racial discrimination did not occur outside the USA South
    More factory jobs were available in the North
    Many landowners refused to accept them as sharecroppers.
  • Question 2
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    Q. What was consistent with much of the racial and ethnic intolerance of the 1920s decade?
    answer choices
    trial of Sacco and Vanzetti
    Red Scare 
    Harlem Renaissance
    Revival of the KKK
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which factor played the largest role in fueling the economic boom of the 1920s?
    answer choices
    construction by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    government subsidies paid to farmers
    the increasing ownership of automobiles by families
    tariff reductions on imported European goods
  • Question 4
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    Q. What was an important result of Prohibition during the 1920s?
    answer choices
    Respect for the law decreased
    Racial prejudice increased.
    Religious Tolerance grew.
    Woman’s suffrage was restricted.
  • Question 5
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    Q. What would a study of the “flappers’ of the 1920s indicate?
    answer choices
    Women were barred from traditionally male occupations.
    Many women were elected to national political office.
    The earning power of women equaled that of men in most jobs.
    Some women rejected traditional restrictions.
  • Question 6
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    Q. What did President Harding mean when he said the phrase a “return to normalcy” after WWI?
    answer choices
    restoring a Democratic president to power
    increased United States involvement in Europe
    going back to a peacetime economy
    no longer selling liquor in the United States
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. This cartoon from the 1920s shows attempts of the USA Govt. to deal with the issue of –
    answer choices
    foreign trade
    migrant farm workers
    transportation gridlocks
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did the “Return to Normalcy” of presidential candidate W. G. Harding appeal to many voters?
    answer choices
    Citizens wanted to concentrate on domestic economic issues.
    The public wanted to help rebuild war-torn countries
    There were significant shortages of military supplies.
    There was a decrease in demand for consumer goods.
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these contributed to the ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment?
    answer choices
    Veteran soldiers protesting to obtain benefits
    The growing political influence of women 
    Politicians campaigning for education reform
    The growing number of workers organizing into labor unions
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these cause-and-effect relationship is accurate?
    answer choices
    The Harlem Renaissance influenced the Civil Rights movement. 
    The rise of fascism in Italy influenced the Red Scare.
    The Treaty of Versailles contributed to the New Deal.
    Social Darwinism led to the passage of Prohibition laws.
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. How did the events of the History of Ford Motor Company affect U.S. businesses?
    answer choices
    Retirement plans were guaranteed to factory workers.
    Monopolistic practices abolished by federal legislation
    Mass-manufacturing techniques maximized production
    Profit sharing became a standard practice for corporations.
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following was a major contribution of the Harlem Renaissance to U.S. culture?
    answer choices
    It established jazz as a prominent musical form in the USA.
    It led to the popularity of vaudeville stage performers.
    It focused attention on the antiwar literary genre.
    It brought the most significant beat poets together.
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these resulted from the prohibition of alcohol during the 1920s? (18th Amendment) 
    answer choices
    A decline in immigration rates
    The expansion of the consumer
    A growing fear of communism
    The rise of organized crime 
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. The Roaring Twenties were characterized by --
    answer choices
    brinkmanship, McCarthyism, and a policy of containment
    installment plans, Prohibition, and flappers 
    bank failures, the New Deal, and bread lines
    internment camps, and the first use of an atomic bomb
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. How did the person in the image most influence American culture after his flight in 1927
    answer choices
    He helped negotiate the TREATY of VERSAILLES.
    He promoted military spending during World War II.
    He was treated as a hero and inspired a sense of hope. 
    He helped end nativism by spreading European traditions
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. According to the cartoon, which of the following problems was associated with PROHIBITION?
    answer choices
    Smuggling Liquor 
    The over population of domesticated animals
  • Question 17
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    Q. One reason people over extended their use of credit in the stock market was they believed --
    answer choices
    Debts would not have to be repaid for many years
    The federal government would assume their debts
    They would make quick profits & be able to repay their debts
    Overspending would bolster the weak econom
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the best title for the era of Bootleggers, jazz age, Eugenics, Charles Lindbergh, and flappers?
    answer choices
    Progressive Era
    Gilded Age 
    Roaring 20s
    Great Depression 
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