Flashcards in History: chapter 13 test Deck (68):
It was difficult to enforce the laws governing prohibition for all of the following reasons except...
prohibition banned only alcoholic beverages manufactured in the United States
to obtain liquor illegally, drinkers went underground to hidden nightclubs known as...
the harlem renaissance refers to...
a celebration of african-american culture in literature and art
John T. Scopes challenged a Tennessee law that forbade the teaching of...
fundamentalists believed that...
the bible should be taken literally
double standard refers to....
stricter and moral standard for women than for men in the 1920s
F. Scott Fitzgerald described the 1920 as the...
Charles Lindbergh was famous as a...
The NAACP did all of the following except...
propose that african americans move back to Africa
Jazz music was born in New Orleans and was spread to the north by such musicians as....
by what percent did the population of african americans in Louisiana change between 1890 and 1920?
by what percent did the african american population change in New York?
what did Tennessee, Kentucky, and North Carolina have in common during the period represented on the map?
all experienced a decrease in percentage of african american population
which state had the largest percent increase in its african american population?
what trend does this map illustrate?
the movement of African Americans to the north
What percentage of the population in 1929 had a gross income between $3,000 and $3,999?
which group of income earners had an average income of $6,327?
the top 20% of the population earned 54.4% of all income earned in 1929. what % did the bottom 40% earn?
in 1929, much more did the average family in the top 20% earn than the average family in the bottom 40%?
what % of all income was earned by the 3rd 20% of income earners?
True / False. The people who most strongly supported prohibition tended to live in URBAN areas.
True/False. The "double standard" of the 1920s refers to the fact that women were judged by STRICTER standards than men were.
True/False. Fundamentalists in the 1920s supported a literal interpretation of the CONSTITUTION.
True/False. Prominent writers of the 1920s, both black and white, tended to hold a CRITICAL view if the U.S. society.
True/False. The largest population increases during the 1920s occurred in America's SUBURBS.
True/False. WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN defended John Scopes in the famous Scopes trial of 1925.
False. Clarence Darrow
True/False. The NAACP was founded by Marcus Garvey.
True/False. SINCLAIR LEWIS, the first american to win a Nobel Prize in literature, wrote the novel Babbitt.
True/False. AMELIA EARHART was the first person to complete a non-stop solo flight across the atlantic.
False. Charles Lindbergh
True/False. FLAPPERS were emancipated young women who embraced new fashions and urban attitudes of the day.
__ Marked the works of many famous writers of the 1920s, including the lost generation.
Critical views of american culture
Except for __, all of the following were more likely to approve of prohibition in the 1920s and early 1930.
__ increased during the 1920s.
the crime rate
The "great migration" of 1910-1920 refers to the movement of...
African americans from the south to northern cities
The main significance of the trial of John T. Scopes was that...
it highlighted the struggle between science and religion in american schools.
Except for __, alcohol caused all of the following, according to most fundamentalists.
except for __, all of the following allowed women to shed old roles in the 1920s.
work opportunities provided by the new industrial economy
concert music composer __ was influenced by both the music of ___ and traditional music.
Ernest Hemingway, author of the sun also rises, introduced...
a simplified style of writing
The ___ fought for legislation to protect african american rights under the leadership of ___.
James Weldon Johnson
This was defended at the scopes trial
He was called as a witness in the scopes trial.
William Jennings Bryan
This was someone who provided illegal alcohol.
One of the effects of this was a rise in organized crime.
This describes the era after the 18th amendment went into effect.
The government failed to budget enough men and money to enforce this.
The american civil liberties union hired him to represent John T. Scopes.
This was an "underground" saloon or nightclub where liquor was sold illegally.
This protestant movement was grounded in the literal, word for word, interpretation of the bible.
the scopes trial
A flapper was a young woman who....
• Seemed casual and independent
• Often smoked and drank in public
• Wore short skirts
• Rejected traditionalist values of the 19th century
• Openly discussed courtship and relationships
• Suffered from a double standard
In the 1920s, women in the workplace found that....
• Many assembly-line jobs were available
• Some previously "men only" jobs were available to them
• Most paid workers were still men
In the 1920s, women at home found that...
• More ready-made foods and clothing were available
• Their children spent most of their days at school and in organized activities
• They experienced greater equality in marriage
This artist produced intensely colored canvases that captured the grandeur of New York.
Gene Tunney defeated this former heavy weight champion in what was called the "fight of the century."
He was a small-town pilot who made the first nonstop solo flight across the atlantic.
Charles A. LindBergh
This composer merged traditional elements of music with american jazz.
This writer's poems celebrated youth and a life of independence and freedom from traditional restraints.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
In This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby, this novelist portrayed wealthy people leading to hopelessly empty lives.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Wounded in WWI, this writer criticized the glorification of war and introduced a tough, simplified style of writing that set a new literary standard.
The first american to win a nobel prize for literature, he used the character in Babbitt to mock americans for their conformity and materialism.
This black nationalist association was founded by Marcus Garvey.
Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA)
This was a literary and artistic movement that celebrated African American Culture.
Among the founders of this association was W.E.B. Du Bois.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
In 1927, this singer became the highest paid black artist in the world.
This major dramatic actor's performance in Shakespeare's "Othello" was widely acclaimed.
In many of her novels, books of folklore, poetry, and short stories, this writer portrayed the lives of poor, unschooled Southern African Americans.
Zora Neale Hurston
This jazz pianist and composer won fame as one of America's greatest composers. he wrote such pieces as "Mood Indigo" and "Sophisticated Lady."