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He wrote "Death of a Salesman", a tragic story but realistic character on the emerging culture of the 1920s

Eugene O'Neill

2

His poetry was complicated and filled with imagery.

c.c. eliot

3

He wrote "A Farewell to Arms"

Ernest Hemingway

4

Ernest Hemingway's novel about World War I showed the tragedy of war.

A Farewell to Arms

5

She wrote "Coming of Age in Samoa"

Margaret Meade

6

His painting of isolation and miss-understanding demonstrated the lost age of the ex-patriot generation of the 1920s

Edward Hopper

7

He was seen as the poet of the common man.

Carl Sandburg

8

His characters in "The Great Gatsby" showed the glamour, yet empty life of many wealthy during the 1920s

F. Scott Fitzgerald

9

This was a center of the New York City intellectual movement filled with a bohemian culture in the 1920s

Greenwich Village

10

He was an African American writer from Harlem in the 1920s

Claude McKay

11

She was seen as the Queen of Blues during the 1920s

Bessie Smith

12

The Dempsey vs. Tunney event was in the realm of this sport entertainment

boxing

13

The acts of _____ and _____ were extreme and strange aerial acrobatics entertainment popular during the 1920s.

Wing Walking and Barn Storming

14

KDKA was the first radio broadcast of a presidential election during _______'s election.

Warren G. Harding's

15

List three important and famous silent movie entertainers during the 1920s?

Mary Pickford
Charlie Chaplin
Rudolph Valentino

16

She was a leader and important advocate of Birth Control during the 1920s

Margaret Sanger

17

This term describes the literal belief in the Bible.

Fundamentalism

18

This term describes the extended theory of natural selection.

Evolutionism

19

Who were the two celebrity lawyers at the Scopes "Monkey" Trial?

William Jennings Bryan
Clarence Darrow

20

This is often referred to as a 14 year progressive experiment to outlaw public consumption of alcohol.

Prohibition

21

This public law by Congress limited overseas immigration fueled by Anti-Immigrant attitudes.

National Origins Act

22

This was a internal population shift of African Americans from the Rural South to the Industrialized North during the 1920s

The Great Migration

23

The 1920s was greatly influenced by this popular music

Jazz

24

He was a African American leader during the 1920s

Marcus Garvey

25

Marcus Garvey's organization during the 1920s was called

The Universal Negro Improvement Association

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This was an advancement of African American pride and culture with anti-racist themes during the 1920s

Harlem Renaissance

27

He used his musical talents with the trumpet to play Jazz during the 1920s

Louis Armstrong

28

This was a movement calling for the abandonment of all forms of government popular by some during the early years of the 1900s

anarchy

29

Which political party held power over the presidency during the 1920s

Republican Party

30

His phrase of "Normalcy" echoed an important theme spreading through America during the 1920s against agitation and progressivism.

Warren G. Harding

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This stance by the United States toward world issues during the 1920s was a direct result of disappointing results from the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I

Isolationism