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1

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were charged with, and convicted of
a. treason
b. anarchy
c. receiving bribes
d. robbery and murder

d. robbery and murder

2

To expand its membership in the 1920's, the Ku Klux Klan engaged in all of the following EXCEPT
a. blaming national problems on immigrants
b. encouraging white women to join the organization
c. playing on people's fears of political radicals
d. allowing members profit from recruiting new members

b. encouraging white women to join the organization

3

The immigration policies of the 1920's limited from all of the following countries EXCEPT
a. Italy
b. Japan
c. Mexico
d. England

c. Mexico

4

Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer believed that he needed to protect the American people from
a. big business
b. political radicals
c. corruption and fraud
d. labor union members

b. political radicals

5

During the 1920's, union membership
a. remained constant
b. increased slightly
c. increased considerably
d. dropped considerably

d. dropped considerably

6

The first practical peacetime use of airplanes was for
a. crop-dusting
b. carrying mail
c. carrying passengers
d. weather forecasting

b. carrying mail

7

The main factor causing urban sprawl in the 1920's was
a. the automobile
b. the use of electricity
c. growth in industry
d. a change in the birthrate

a. the automobile

8

The Teapot Dome scandal centered around
a. gold mines
b. union members
c. high tariffs
d. oil-rich lands

d. oil-rich lands

9

The Fordney-McCumber Tariff was meant to
a. help Britain and France pay off their war debts
b. raise taxes on foods entering the United States
c. help Germany pay off its war debts
d. raise taxes on goods leaving the United States

b. raise taxes on foods entering the United States

10

To protect their own interests, employers often accused striking workers of being
a. spies
b. Communists
c. bigots
d. nativists

b. Communists

11

People who oppose all forms of government are called_______

anarchists

12

Massachusetts governor Calvin Coolidge called out he National Guard to break the Boston_______ strike

police

13

The panic surrounding the threat of communism in the early 1920's was called the_________

red scare

14

The Fordney-McCumber Tariff was adopted in 1922 to______ the taxes on imported goods

raise

15

"A dollar down and a dollar forever" represents a form of credit called the ___________

installment plan

16

The Min goal of the Washington Navel Conference was to reduce the threat of___________

communism

17

The personal friends that president Harding put into his cabinet were know as the___________

Ohio Gang

18

Great changes in America's landscape were tied mostly closely to a large increase in the use of _________ in the 1920's

automobiles

19

The quota system of the 1920's was created to reduce_______

immigration

20

The Teapot Dome scandal involved the secret leasing of government-owned _______ for profitable use by private companies

oil reserves

21

According to attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, what was "eating its way into the homes of the American workman, Its sharp tongues... licking the alters of the churches"?
a. communism
b. the philosophy if nativism
c. the hopelessness of poverty
d. governmental abuse of civil rights

a. communism

22

Which of the following rose dramatically in the early 1920's?
a. wages
b. labor union memberships
c. tariffs
d. the build-up of armaments

c. tariffs

23

Which of the following is NOT considered a sign that the prosperity of the 1920's was superficial?
a. the economic situation in farms
b. the success of the advertising industry
c. the number of products purchased on credit
d. the difference in income between workers and managers

b. the success of the advertising industry

24

Why was the Kellogg-Briand Pact considered useless?
a. It didn't prevent war; it only punished countries that started wars
b. It made the process of repaying war debts too easy
c. It provided no means of enforcing the "no war" agreement
d. It failed to include several of the strongest military powers

c. it provided no means of enforcing the 'no war" agreement

25

Nativists who found fault with the Emergency Quota Acts of 19211 would have been most likely to say which of the following?
a. It did not restrict immigration enough
b. It threatened industry with a labor shortage
c. It discriminated against the wrong immigrants
d. It violated U.S. principles by restricting immigration

a. it did not restrict immigration enough

26

Which of the following was most closely tied to the public's negative reactions to organized labor in the 1920's
a. fears of rising prices
b. fears of communism
c. fears of a depression
d. resentment of labor's advances

b. fears of communism

27

Which of the following called for the abolition of private property in order to equally distribute wealth and power?

a. Quota system
c. isolationism
c. nativism
d. communism

28

John L. Lewis is most closely associated with which of the following?
a. the Coal miners' strike
b. the steel mill strike
c. the Boston police strike
d. the Teapot Dome scandal

a. the coal miners' strike

29

What might an anarchist have said about the scandals that plagued President Harding's administration
a. In a successful government, all officials should be chosen by the public
b. The scandals are more proof that all forms of government should be abolished
c. Such scandals would not happen in a communist government
d. Mistakes made by cabinet members should not damage the reputation of the president

b. The scandals are more proof that all forms of government should be abolished

30

Which of the following is NOT considered a direct result of the growing popularity and availability of the automobile?
a. changes in American landscape
b. changes in American achitecture
c. urban sprawl
d. changes in the advertising industry

d. changes in the advertising industry