Flashcards in Ch. 21.1 & 21.2 Deck (21):
Which amendment banned the manufacture sale and transportation of alcohol
When did Prohibition take place?
January of 1920
Which evangelist preached against the evils of drinking?
Between what years did migration to the cities accelerate?
1922 through 1929
How many people left their farms and towns each year to move the city?
Which city with a population of 5.6 million people topped the list of big cities?
New York city
Which city was an industrial powerhouse?
Where did support for Prohibition come from?
From the rural South and West, areas with large populations of native-born protestants
Which act established a Prohibition Bureau in the Treasury Department in 1919?
What were underground hidden saloons and nightclubs known as, where you could go and obtain liquor illegally?
What contributed to organized crime in nearly every major city?
What Chicago city gangster had a bootlegging empire netting over 60 million a year?
What amendment in 1933 repealed the 18th amendment?
The Protestant movement grounded in a literal or nonsymbolic interpretation of the Bible was known as what?
Who was one of the most powerful revivalist?
Who used Hollywood showmanship to preach the word to homesick midwestern migrants and devoted followers of her radio broadcasts?
Aimee Semple McPherson
What lawyer did the ACLU higher to defend Scopes?
Who served as the special prosecutor in the Scopes trial?
William Jennings Bryan
During the 20s what ideal emerged for some women?
What is a set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men than to women?