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1920s Review

  1. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were charged with, and convicted of:

Robbery and murder

  1. Why was national attention drawn to William Jennings Bryan and Clarence Darrow in the Scopes Trial?

The case represented a conflict between modern science and religion

  1. Which American author’s works are closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920’s?

Langston Hughes

  1. The Teapot Dome Scandal centered around

Oil- rich lands

  1. John T. Scopes challenged a Tennessee law that forbade the teaching of


  1. The “Great Migration” of 1910-1920 refers to the movement of

African Americans from Southern to Northern cities

  1. Prohibition , established by the Eighteenth Amendment, stated that –

The manufacture and sale of U.S. alcoholic beverages was banned

  1. During the 1920’s, Congress passed a series of immigration laws that were primarily designed to –

Limit immigration from Southern and Eastern Europe

  1. Which development in the 1920’s was inconsistent with much of the racial and ethnic intolerance of the decade?

Harlem Renaissance

  1. What is Nativism?

Extreme Dislike of Foreigners

  1. During the first three decades of the twentieth century, what was the main reason many African Americans left the South?

Many factory jobs were available in the North

  1. What would a study of the “flappers” of the 1920’s indicate?

Some women rejected traditional restrictions

  1. What was an important result of Prohibition during the 1920’s?

Respect for the law decreased / Organized Crime

  1. What was Francis Willard’s contribution to American society?

She fought for women’s rights and a ban on the sale of alcohol

  1. What political activist encouraged African Americans to own their own businesses?

Marcus Garvey

  1. What did President Harding mean when he introduced the phrase a “return to normalcy” after WW1?

Going back to a peacetime economy

  1. The main factor causing urban sprawl in the 1920’s was the


  1. To protect their own interests, employers often accused striking workers of being


  1. Which aspect of the 1920’s is most closely identified with the emergence of Tin Pan Alley?

The location of the music publishing industry in New York City
Directory: cms -> lib03 -> TX01001897 -> Centricity -> Domain -> 3083
3083 -> 1. Explain how arrival of colonists impacted the lives of Native Americans
3083 -> Unit 2/3 Industrialization and the Gilded Age / American Society In Transition (3 weeks) Big Picture Questions: Describe the factors that led to the dramatic expansion of American industry in the late 1800s
3083 -> Unit 7 The Roaring Twenties (2 weeks) Big Picture Questions: What challenges faced Americans as they adjusted to peace following wwi?
3083 -> Name: Date: Class Period
3083 -> Causes of the Spanish American War
3083 -> Wwii biographies Omar Bradley
3083 -> Unit 1 Foundations: Background to American History (3 weeks / should go up to Constitution Day) Big Picture Questions / Details: In what ways did the Declaration of Independence establish our beliefs about American freedom?
3083 -> Unit 8 The Great Depression and the New Deal 5 weeks) Big Picture Questions: To what extent were the laissez-faire policies of the U. S. government in the 1920s responsible for the Great Depression of the 1930s?
3083 -> Free Enterprise System 13. Gospel of Wealth Interstate Commerce Act 14. Afl

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