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1

Which amendment banned the manufacture sale and transportation of alcohol

18th amendment

2

When did Prohibition take place?

January of 1920

3

Which evangelist preached against the evils of drinking?

Billy Sunday

4

Between what years did migration to the cities accelerate?

1922 through 1929

5

How many people left their farms and towns each year to move the city?

2 million

6

Which city with a population of 5.6 million people topped the list of big cities?

New York city

7

Which city was an industrial powerhouse?

Chicago

8

Where did support for Prohibition come from?

From the rural South and West, areas with large populations of native-born protestants

9

Which act established a Prohibition Bureau in the Treasury Department in 1919?

Volstead act

10

What were underground hidden saloons and nightclubs known as, where you could go and obtain liquor illegally?

Speakeasies

11

What contributed to organized crime in nearly every major city?

Prohibition

12

What Chicago city gangster had a bootlegging empire netting over 60 million a year?

Al Capone

13

What amendment in 1933 repealed the 18th amendment?

21st amendment

14

The Protestant movement grounded in a literal or nonsymbolic interpretation of the Bible was known as what?

Fundamentalism

15

Who was one of the most powerful revivalist?

Billy Sunday

16

Who used Hollywood showmanship to preach the word to homesick midwestern migrants and devoted followers of her radio broadcasts?

Aimee Semple McPherson

17

What lawyer did the ACLU higher to defend Scopes?

Clarence Darrow

18

Who served as the special prosecutor in the Scopes trial?

William Jennings Bryan

19

During the 20s what ideal emerged for some women?

The flapper

20

What is a set of principles granting greater sexual freedom to men than to women?

Double standard

21

Who had opened the first birth control clinic in the United States in 1960? Why did she found in 1921?

Margaret Sanger
American Birth Control League