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1

What Amendment repealed Prohibition?

Twenty-first Amendment

2

Attorney General who led the "Red Hunt"

A. Mitchell Palmer

3

Secretary of State who worked to reduce the world power' naval fleets

Charles Hugh

4

Taught Evolution in his classroom in spite of state laws against it

John Scopes

5

What were three types of entertainment that became popular in America in the Roaring Twenties?

Radio, motion pictures (movies), sports

6

Demobilization caused factories to do what?

Shut down to convert to peacetime production

7

What treaty ensured China would remain independent

Nine-Power Treaty

8

Why was Prohibition repealed?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

9

American's believed that immigrants would cause what?

lower wages

10

Secretary of the Interior who was involved in the Teapot Dome Scandal

Albert Fall

11

President Harding took policy advice from his friends from Ohio known as what?

The Ohio Gang

12

President who was known as an honest person

Calvin Coolidge

13

What Amendment gave women the right to vote?

The 19th Amendment

14

What Treaty set restrictions on the size of navies?

Five Power Naval Limitation

15

Tried to lead the blacks in America back to Africa

Marcus Garvey

16

A name for young women who broke standards of acceptable behavior was what?

Flappers

17

The Harlem Renaissance was a time when what group of people gained higher status in American Culture?

blacks

18

What groups were targeted by the Ku Klux Klan?

blacks, Catholics, American Indians, jews, foreigners

19

Politician who helped the prosecution in the Scopes Trial

William Jennings Bryan

20

What showed that Americans were beginning to support the belief of evolution?

The Scopes Trial