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1

The __ intended to form a new social system for Russians and for the world

Bolsheviks

2

Because of a growing distrust of foreigners after WWI, more recent immigrants from southern and eastern Europe had lower __ in America than did descendants of earlier immigrants from northern and western Europe

status

3

Citizens of other countries who live in the US are __

aliens

4

A social system that has as its goal the elimination of economic classes and private property is __

communism

5

T/F:The Red Scare was a widespread fear of communism that gripped the US after WWI

T

6

T/F:Deportation is being sent back to one's country of origin

T

7

T/F:The US attorney general conducted Red roundups, which were part of a campaign against suspected radicals

FPalmer Raids

8

Radical who sought the destruction of gov't

anarchists

9

Attorney general who led gov't attacks against suspected radicals

A Mitchell Palmer

10

Widespread fear of communism after WWI

Red Scare

11

Leader of the United Mine Workers

John L Lewis

12

Two immigrants whose background and political views played a prominent role in their trial for armed robbery and murder

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti

13

A movement that celebrated all things American

100% Americanism

14

Social system without economic classes or private property

communism

15

A set number of immigrants to be allowed into the US

quota

16

Company-paid pensions are one example of what came to be called __

welfare capitalism

17

__ involved paying for an item over time with a series of small payments

installment buying

18

Henry Ford's use of the __ led to rapid production of inexpensive cars

assembly line

19

__, small towns located outside a larger urban area, grew quickly in the 1920s

Suburbs

20

__ refers to the amount of products made by a worker or machine

Productivity

21

The __ was the first mass-produced automobile

Model T

22

Perhaps the favorite new electronic home technology of the 1920s was the __, which allowed Americans to keep informed about news from around the world and enjoy dramas and comedy shows

radio

23

The __ industry helped create demand for new products such as refrigerators and vacuums by persuading consumers that they should buy these goods

advertising

24

Because Ford and other automobile manufacturers built their factories around this city, __, Michigan, doubled in population from 1910 to 1920

Detroit

25

One major area of the economy that did not prosper in the 1920s was __

farming

26

The worst scandal of the Harding presidency involved Secretary of the Interior Albert fall, oil companies, and (this federal land)

Teapot Dome

27

The (international agreement signed in 1928) stated that war should not be considered as a way to deal with international agreements

Kellogg-Briand Pact

28

Pick term that does not relate to the others:a) Franceb) Kellogg-Briand Pactc) broad agreementd) inflation

d

29

Pick term that does not relate to the others:a) bribesb) oilc) Germanyd) Teapot Dome

c

30

Payments designed to make up for the damage of war are known as __

reparations

31

Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall accepted bribes related to federally owned land known as __

Teapot Dome

32

What occurs when competing nations build more and more weapons to gain a military advantage?

an arms race

33

Which leader died just as a series of scandals involving his administration were coming to light?

Warren G Harding

34

The meeting that led several major powers to cut their military forces back was known as __

the Washington Naval Conference