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1

What did Pres. Harding refer to his advisers as?

Ohio Gang

2

What government officer was convicted of a government scandal?

Albert Fall

3

What scandal did Albert Fall become involved with?

Teapot Dome, Wyoming Naval Oil Reserve

4

Who was the very honest Secretary of Commerce in the 1920s?

Herbert Hoover

5

Who was Pro-business Secretary of the Treasury in the 1920s

Andrew Mellon

6

What type of economics was prevalent in the 1920s

Lassies-fair Eonomics

7

Who was the ultra-conservative, pro-business, and most honest president in the 1920s?

Calvin Coolidge

8

How does Calvin Coolidge become president?

Warren Harding dies

9

Who ran for president in 1924?

Calvin Coolidge (winner) vs. Davis

10

Who was the progressive and socialist candidate for president in 1924?

Robert La Follette

11

Who receives a lot of blame for the Stock Market Crash in 1929?

Herbert Hoover

12

Who created an assembly line to mass produce automobiles?

Henry Ford

13

How were consumer goods made affordable in the 1920s?

Through mass production and popular advirtising

14

What law was passed by Congress to aiding the building of airports?

Air Commerce Act

15

During the 1920s, the US was primarily ________ toward world politics.

isolationist

16

At the beginning of the Great Depression the _____ tariff was very high to protect US businesses from foreign competition.

Fordney-McCumber Tarrif

17

The Versailles Treaty required Germany to pay huge ______ that would lead to Germany's economic collapse.

reparations

18

The ______ was to help Europe recover for their Great Depression in 1927 though it leads toward financial ruin in the US within five years.

Dawes Plan

19

What countries signed the Four Power Treaty that determined the future of islands in the Pacific?

US, France, Great Britain, and Japan

20

The _________ Conference was an attempt at arms control by setting strict levels of powerful navies.

Washington Conference

21

Which navy was required to remain less than half the size of the US navy at the Washington Conference?

Japan, leading to jealousy

22

What was supposed to outlaw war?

Kellogg-Briand Pact

23

Which treaty guaranteed Chinese independence

Nine Power Treaty

24

What radio network was first in the United States?

NBC

25

What is the nickname for the 1920s decade?

Roaring Twenties

26

Which international agreement focused most on the attached graphic?

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Five Power Treaty from the Washington Conference

27

Which president was most invovled with the event associated with this graphic?

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President Warren G. Harding's

Secretary of Interior Albert Fall convicted

(after Hardings death)

28

What foreign policy is best associated with this graphic?

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Isolationism during the 1920s