Flashcards in Chapter 23 20's Deck (33)
What was the main result of national prohibition?
large-scale organized crime
What did the immigration laws of 1921 and 1924 do?
created complex quota systems to restrict immigration to the united states
In the 1920's the Ku Klux Klan declared what?
itself as the defender of traditional American values.
The event in 1925 that came to epitomize much of the intellectual debate of the 1920's was the?
Scopes Monkey Trial
Throughout his career, Herbert Hoover advocated what?
In the years after World War I the United States engaged how in international affairs?
What was the first motion picture with dialogue?
"The Jazz Singer"
What was the world's first commercial radio station?
What was the name of the sitcom set in Harlem that was played by white actors poking fun of the black community.
Amos and Andy
What was the main style of dance during the 20's?
What style of literary art form did Langston Hughes use?
Who was the first writer in the US to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature?
What famous trial involved a Tennessee teacher who taught evolution?
Who was the leading lawyer of the Scopes Trial?
Who stole money from the Veterans' Bureau under Harding?
What was Daugherty accused of?
profiting from the sale of government alcohol supplies
Who were the Ohio Gang?
a group of politicians who achieved high office during the presidential administration of Warren G. Harding
What was Calvin Coolidge's nickname?
What was the Dawes Plan?
an attempt following World War I for the Triple Entente to compromise and collect war reparations debt from Germany
What did the Kellog-Briand act promise?
not to use war to resolve "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them"
Who was Elected in the 1928 election?
What amendment was requested to guarantee equal rights to women?
Who led the prohibition era crime in Chicago?
What act extended the 18th Amendment?
What did Fundamentalists believe in?
a literal interpretation of the bible
What was the Cotton Club?
a New York City night club located first in the Harlem neighborhood and then in the midtown Theater District
What is the term for a a place of employment at which one is not required to join or financially support a union?
Who was Marcus Garvey?
staunch proponent of the Black nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements and founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League
Who was A. Philip Randolph?
a leader in the African-American civil-rights movement, the American labor movement and socialist political parties
Who was "Red Grange"?
a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-lived New York Yankees
Who was the first woman to swim across the English Channel?
The most important problem faced by the Democratic party in the 1920s was?:
a serious split between urban and rural wings of the party.