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Dawes Plan
resulted in the reduction of Germanys War Debt
Calvin Coolidge
lowered taxes and decreased government regulation of business
In the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan did all of the following except
continue to thrive only in the south
The Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 made this group the chief source of immigrant labor. This group was:
As a result of the Scopes trial,
publishers eliminated references to Darwin's theories from science textbooks
The twentieth-century president who best represented the "self-made" man was
Herbert Hoover
In 1915, William Simmons, a white southerner was inspired by this film to resurrect the Ku Klux Klan. This film was
Birth of a nation
Which of the following is a true statement about American workers in the 1920s?
Skilled workers received high wages, and enjoyed paid vacations, paid vacations, sick leave, and other benefits
President Harding's father reputedly told him "Thank God you weren't born a gal," you can't
You cant say no
To control flooding throughout the south, the Roosevelt Administration created
During the 1920s,
Rural Americans showed distrust for urban ways
All of the following was part of the new consumer lifestyle of the 1920s except
poverty was eliminated from society
Sexual mores of the 1920s
Encouraged husbands and wives to enjoy recreational activities and physical intimacy together
The organizer of the "Share the Wealth" societies was
Huey Long
Under the New Deal, African Americans
continued to face discrimination and disfranchisement
in the election of 1916
Woodrow Wilson's campaign slogan was "He kept us out of war."
Probably the most formative experience in the life of Franklin Roosevelt was his
paralysis from polio
The Red Scare
exemplified post war american fear of foreign ideas
Eleanor Roosevelt was
An active political partner of her husband and a key proponent of New Deal liberalism
The founder of Tuskegee Institute who emphasized that educational and economic opportunities were more important than civil rights was
booker t Washington
All of the following are reasons why the Great Depression occurred except
there was too much gov spending for poor workers
The Roosevelt proposal of 1937 that aroused tremendous public resistance was the
plan to increase the size of the Supreme Court
The Indian Reorganization Act of 1934
Restored tribal ownership of lands, recognized tribal constitutions and government, and provided loans for economic development.
Women with ambition generally sought work as all of the following except
department store clerks
The popular political personality known as the "radio priest" was
Father Coughlin
In the Teapot Dome scandal,
Harding's Secretary of the Interior took bribes and awarded fraudulent leases to oil companies
The government program that employed some two million young men planting trees and improving the environment in 1933 was the
civillian conservation corps
In 1932, the so-called Bonus Army
petitioned Congress for early payment of their World War I veteran benefits.
The black opera singer who sang on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 in a symbolic concert against racism was
Marian Anderson
Charles A. Lindbergh became a celebrity in the 1920s when he
completed the first solo flight across the Atlantic
Which of the following is true about the Palmer Raids and the Red Scare of 1919-1920?
it was an intense period of political intolerance
the flapper
epitomized the change in standards of sexual behavior
The Harlem Renaissance
describes the quest by writers like Langston hughes to write about the black experience
Woody Guthrie was
popular folk singer of the 1930s
Which of the following was associated with jazz music?
Duke Ellington
Jack Dempsey
dubbed the "manassas Mauler" he was a cultural icon of the 1920s
The initial U.S. policy regarding the European war was to
persue a policy of neutrality
The peace treaty negotiated by the Allies
forced Germany to accept total responsibility for the war
Most African American soldiers were
not allowed to fight
At the beginning of World War I, the U.S. identified most strongly with
Great Britain
The commanding military officer who ordered the attack the bonus marchers in Washington was
Douglas Mcarthur
Marcus Garvey was
the founder of a black separatist organization
Former President Theodore Roosevelt
Insisted that war with Germany was inevitable for the U.S.
Progressive reformer Jane Addams
founded the Women's Peace Party and strongly opposed war.
In the United States during World War I, a hamburger was renamed a
Salisbury steak
The benefits of the dams that were constructed via New Deal policies
helped spur the growth of the Tennessee Valley Authority
Americans were outraged by the "Zimmermann telegram" because it
Encouraged Mexico to side with Germany in case America entered the War
One of the major demands of women reformers during the New Deal years was for
Protective Legislation
Which of the following did not join the League of Nations?
United States
Passed in 1917 and 1918, the Espionage, Sabotage, and Sedition Acts
Allowed citizen to be prosecuted for profaning the flag, constitution or the government