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1

List the prerequisites of the Second Industrial Revolution

The automobile industry, patterns of economic growth and economic weakness

2

What were the areas of economic weakness in the 19202s?

Railroads, the coal industry, and agriculture

3

What were the changes for women, children, and society in general in the 1920s?

Women were leaving the home for work and were allowed to drink and smoke in public more than ever before

4

Sheppard - Townsend Act

Provided for federal aid to establish state programs for material and infant health care

5

Who were the main authors in the Literary Flowering of the 1920s?

Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgeralds, Ezra Pound, and T.S. Elliot, HL Mencken

6

The Harlem Renaissance

An African American cultural, literacy, and artistic movement centered in Harlem, in New York City, in the 1920s

7

Who was Marcus Garvey?

Civil rights activists

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What was the Red Scare?

A general strike in Seattle, a police strike in Boston, and a violent strike in the iron and steel industry along with a series of bombings

9

What was the membership and ideology of the Second Ku Klux Klan?

They were not anti black but were anti immigrant

10

Who were the participants of the Scopes Trial?

John Scopes, Charles Darrow, and William Jennings Bryan

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What was the result of the Scopes Trail?

It was thrown out

12

Who was the prosecutor for the Scopes trial?

William Jennings Bryan

13

Who was Calvin Coolidge?

He was the vice president

14

Who were the candidates of the 1928 election?

Al Smith

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Red Scare

A wave of anticommunist, anti foreign, and antilabor hysteria that swept over America in 1919

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Prohibition

The ban on the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages in the United States

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Nativism

Hostility to things foreign

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National Origins Quota Act

The 1924 law established a quota system that restricted immigration from Asia and southern and Eastern Europe and reduced the annual total of immigrants

19

Who beat Smith for president in 1928?

Herbert Hoover

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Nineteenth Amendment

Granting women the right to vote

21

T.S Elliot

The Waste Land

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Teapot Dome Scandal

A 1924 scandal in which Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall was convicted of accepting bribes in exchange for leasing government-owned oil lands in Wyoming