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The women's rights movement in the early 20th century focused its efforts primarily on securing
a cabinet position for a woman
reform of prisons
civil rights for all minorities
suffrage for women
Which aspect of life during the 1920s most likely caused the decade to be labeled the "Roaring Twenties"?
In the 1920s and 1930s, one result of women's success in gaining the right to vote was
many women were elected to political offices
Congress passed laws to end other forms of discrimination against women
more votes were cast in elections, but there were few changes in their outcome
the vote was extended to other groups to which it had been denied
The concern voiced in this quotation from the 1920s was most probably caused by the rapid development of
movies and movie theatres
regular bus service between cities
What do headlines such as these from the 1920s illustrate?
conflict between traditional and modern values
trend towards mass consumption of consumer goods
hostility of certain groups toward ethnic minorities
debate over the role of government in the economy
In the 1920s, both Langston Hughes and Duke Ellington made major contributions to
the creative arts
During the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s, African American authors and artists used literature and art to
end segregation of public facilities
promote affirmative action programs
celebrate the richness of their heritage
urge voters to elect more African Americans to political office
This Langston Hughes poem illustrates a major theme of the Harlem Renaissance by
supporting the creation of colleges operated by African Americans
stressing the need for economic reform
expressing the pride and hope of many African Americans
detailing mistreatment of African Americans by the music industry
What was a main result of national Prohibition during the 1920s?
Respect for the law decreased.
Women's suffrage was restricted.
Racial prejudice increased.
Religious tolerance grew.
One common theme in many of the writings of Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Langston Hughes was
the need to regulate business
the benefits of mass production
optimism for reforms promised by the Great Society
dissatisfaction with the American culture of the 1920s
Information in the cartoon most clearly supports the conclusion that by 1914
states along the East Coast had granted full voting rights to women
women could vote only in state elections
most states had approved at least some voting rights for women
complete national suffrage for women had been achieved
Which event of the 1920s best reflects the conflict in American society between science and religion?
passage of the quota acts
trail of Sacco and Vanzetti
In the period between World War I and World War II, which group made the greatest gains in political rights?
Native American Indians
Automobiles, radio, motion pictures, and television are technological advances of the 20th century. These inventions affect American life because they
are less popular than had been anticipated
tend to standardize American culture
have little impact on traditional lifestyles and values
are generally too expensive for ordinary working people