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1

Was it difficult to enforce the laws governing prohibition for all of the following reasons EXCEPT
a. many people were determined to break the laws
b. insufficient funds were provided to pay for enforcement
c. many law enforcement officials took bribes from smugglers and bootleggers
d. prohibition banned only alcoholic beverages manufactured in the United States

d. prohibition banned only alcoholic beverage manufactured in the United States

2

To obtain liquor illegally, drinkers went underground to hidden nightclubs known as
a. speakeasies
b. penthouses
c. tenements
d. tea rooms

a. speakeasies

3

The Harlem Renaissance refers to
a. a struggle for civil rights led by the NAACP
b. a population increase in Harlem in the 1920's
c. a program to promote African-American owned businesses
d. a celebration of African-American culture in literature and art

d. a celebration of African-American culture in literature and art

4

John T. Scopes challenged a Tennessee law that forbade the teaching of
a. biology
b. evolution
c. creationism
d. fundamentalism

b. evoution

5

Fundamentalists believed that
a. evolution and creationism could coincide
b.prohibition should be repealed
c. the Bible should be taken literally
d. drinking alcohol was acceptable

c. The Bible should be taken literally

6

"Double Standard" refers to
a. stricter social and moral standards for women than for men in the 1920's
b. lower wages women earned compared to those earned by men in the 1920's
c. amount of work that women did both at home and outside the house in th1920's
d. unfair treatment of women in the workplace in the 1920's

a. stricter social and moral standards for women than for men in the 1920's

7

F. Scott Fitzgerald described the 1920's as th
a. Harlem Renaissance
b. Jaxx age
c. Prohibition age
d. roaring 20's

b. Jazz age

8

Charles Lindbergh was famous as a(n)
a. politician
b. composer
c. inventor
d. pilot

d. pilot

9

The NAACP did all of the following EXCEPT
a. fight for legislation to protect African Americans
b. work with anti-lynching organizations
c. propose that African Americans move back to Africa
d. publish "The Crisis"

c. propose that African Americans move back to Africa

10

Jazz music was born in New Orleans and was spread to the Norths by such musicians as
a. Louis Armstrong
b. Zora Neale Hurston
c. Paul Robeson
d. Langston Hughes

a. Louis Armstrong

11

The people who most strongly supported prohibition tended to live in ______ areas

rural

12

The "double standard" of the 1920's refers to the fact that women were judged by _______ standards than men were.

stricter

13

Fundamentalists in the 1920's supported a literal interpretation of the __________

Bible

14

Prominent writers of the 1920's, both black and white, tended to hold a _______ view f U.S. society

critical

15

The largest population increases during the 1920's occurred in America's ________

suburbs

16

____________ defended John Scopes in the famous Scopes trial of 1925

William Jennings Bryan

17

The _______ was founded by Marcus Garvey

UNIA

18

_________, the first american to win a Nobel Peace Prize in literature, wrote the novel "Babbitt"

Sinclair Lewis

19

___________ was the first person to complete a non-stop solo flight across the atlantic

Charles Lindbergh

20

_________ were emancipated young women who embraced new fashiouns and urban attitudes of the day

Flappers

21

____ marked the works of many famous writers of the 1920's. including the lost generation
a. Fierce patriotism
b. Celebration of small-town life
c.. Critical views of American culture
d. Deep respect for traditin

c. Critical views of American culture

22

______ increased during the 1920's
a. Child labor
b. The birthrate
c. The school dropout rate
d. The crime rate

d. The crime rate

23

Except for _____, all of the following were likely to approve of prohibition in the 1920's and early 1930's
a. recent immigrants
b. rural residents of the south
c. members of organized crime syndicates
d. the Women's Christian Temperance Union

a. recent immigrants

24

The "Great Migration" of 1910-1920 refers to the movement of_______
a. immigrants from Europe to America
b. people from rural areas and towns to large cities
c. African Americans from the United States to Africa
d. African Americans from the South to northern cities

d. African Americans from the South to northern cities

25

The main significance of the trial of John T. Scopes was that _________
a. it ended the career of William Jennings Bryan, who was unable to defend fundamentalism
b. its outdoor setting allowed many Americans to witness the justice system in action
c. it highlighted the struggle between science and religion in American schools
d. it led to the repeal of a law that made teaching evolution in schools illegal

c. It highlighted the struggle between science and religion in American schools

26

Except for____ all of the following allowed women to shed old roles in the 1920's
a. work opportunities provided by the new industrial economy
b. equal wages paid to women and men
c. new managerial positions that were open to women
d. equality in the business world

a. work opportunities provided by the new industrial economy

27

Except for_____ alcohol caused all of the following, according to most fundamentalists.
a. urban slums
b. child abuse
c. crime
d. evangelism

d. evangelism

28

Concert music composer____ was influenced by both the music of ________ and traditional
a. Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin
b. Bessie Smith, Georgia O'Keeffe
c. George Gershwin, Louis Armstrong
d. Paul Robeson. Duke Ellington

c. George Gershwin, Louis Armstrong

29

Ernest Hemingway, author of "The Sun Also Rises", introduced______
a. a simplified style of writing
b. an elaborate style of writing
c. a patriotic movement in literature
d. glorification of ar in literature

a. a simplified style of writing

30

The______ fought for legislation to protect African-American rights under the leadership of ________
a. NAACP, Marcus Garvey
b. UNIA, Langston Hughes
c. NAACP, James Weldon Johnson
d. UNIA, Claude McKay

c. NAACP, James WeldonJohnson