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1

A 1925 survey conducted in ______ found out that __ out of __ families owned cars, but did not have _____ or ______ _____.

Indiana, 21, 26, bathtubs, running water

2

_____ _________, large-scale manufacturing done with machinery, made these changed possible by increasing supply and reducing costs.

Mass production

3

The _____ ______ ____ divided operations into simple tasks and cut unnecessary motion to a minimum.

Moving assembly line

4

In 1913, automaker ______ ____ installed the first moving assembly line at plant in ______ ___, __.

Henry Ford, Highland Park, MI

5

By 1925, a ____ car was rolling off the line every __ seconds.

Ford, 10

6

The _____ __ demonstrated the economic concept of _______, or how sensitive product demand is to price.

Model T, elasticity

7

By the mid 1920's, _______ _____ and _______ competed successfully with _____.

General Motors, Chrysler, Ford

8

The ____ _______ also spurred growth in the production of s____, p_______, r______, p____ g____, n_____, and l____.

Auto industry, steel, petroleum, rubber, plate glass, nickel, lead

9

Americans bought new innovations such as e______ r_____, f______ t______, f_____ f_____, and h____ h____ c____.

Electric razors, facial tissues, frozen foods, home hair color

10

M_______, d_______, c________, and p_______ became popular products.

Mouthwash, deodorants, cosmetics, perfume

11

_____-_____ were introduced such as the e______ i____, v______ c______, w_____ m______, and r_______.

Labor-savers, electric iron, vacuum cleaners, washing machines, refrigerators

12

After the _____ ______ first successful flight in 1903, the _______ industry began developing.

Wright Brothers, aviation

13

Leading the way was _____ ______ who invented ______ - surface attached to wings that could be tilted to steer the plane.

Glenn Curtiss, ailerons

14

_______ made it possible to build rigid wings and much larger aircrafts.

Ailerons

15

In 1918 the _________ _____ introduced the world's first _______ ______.

Postmaster general, airmail service

16

In 1925 Congress passed the _____ ___, authorizing postal officials to hire private airplane operators to carry mail.

Kelly Act

17

The ___ ______ ___ of _____ provided federal aid to build airports.

Air Commerce Act of 1926

18

In 1913 American Engineer _____ ________ invented a special circuit that made it practical to transmit sound via ____ - _____ ____/

Edwin Armstrong, long- range radio

19

In November 1920, the __________ _______ broadcast the news of ______'s landslide election victory from station _____ in _______.

Westinghouse Company, Harding, KDKA, Pittsburgh

20

In 1926 the _______ ___________ _____ ( ? ) set up a network of stations to broadcast daily radio stations.

National Broadcasting Company ( NBC )

21

In 1928 the _______ ___________ ______ ( ? ) assembled a coast-to-coast network of stations to rival NBC.

Columbia Broadcasting System ( CBS )

22

______ had been available before the 1920's, but most Americans had considered debt shameful.

Credit

23

Americans bought _____ of their radios and ____ of their automobiles on the installment plan.

75 %, 60 %

24

Companies were split into divisions with functions such as _____, ________, and ________.

Sales, marketing, accounting

25

On average American farmers earned less than ______ of the income of other American workers.

One third

26

Technological advances in ________, ____ ______, and _____ __________ allowed them to produce more.

Fertilizers, seed varieties, farm machinery

27

Congress tried to help farmers by passing legislation to help farmers sell their ________, but President _______ vetoed the bills.

Surpluses, Coolidge

28

The _____-_______ ____ reflected the prejudices and fears of this era.

Sacco- Vanzetti Case

29

The police arrested ______ _____ and ______ _____, two Italian immigrants, for the crime of murder.

Nicola Sacco, Bartolomeo Vanzetti

30

Newspapers revealed that the two men were ______, or people who oppose all forms of government.

Anarchists