Flashcards in 808 Quiz 1 Deck (20)
What Amendment repealed Prohibition?
Attorney General who led the "Red Hunt"
A. Mitchell Palmer
Secretary of State who worked to reduce the world power' naval fleets
Taught Evolution in his classroom in spite of state laws against it
What were three types of entertainment that became popular in America in the Roaring Twenties?
Radio, motion pictures (movies), sports
Demobilization caused factories to do what?
Shut down to convert to peacetime production
What treaty ensured China would remain independent
Why was Prohibition repealed? (list at least three)
Gangs took over the liquor trade; people distilled their own liquor illegally; young people drank alcohol just because it was illegal; illegal bars called speakeasies continued to operate; it was not well funded, hindering enforcement; liquor was smuggled in from canada
American's believed that immigrants would cause what?
Secretary of the Interior who was involved in the Teapot Dome Scandal
President Harding took policy advice from his friends from Ohio known as what?
The Ohio Gang
President who was known as an honest person
What Amendment gave women the right to vote?
The 19th Amendment
What Treaty set restrictions on the size of navies?
Five Power Naval Limitation
Tried to lead the blacks in America back to Africa
A name for young women who broke standards of acceptable behavior was what?
The Harlem Renaissance was a time when what group of people gained higher status in American Culture?
What groups were targeted by the Ku Klux Klan?
blacks, Catholics, American Indians, jews, foreigners
Politician who helped the prosecution in the Scopes Trial
William Jennings Bryan