US History ch 24

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Throughout the 1920s, the performance of the United States economy

saw nearly uninterrupted prosperity coupled with severe inequalities

In the 1920s, the development of practical radio communication was furthered by

both A and B

During the 1920s, airplanes

were largely a source of entertainment

During the 1920s, products that grew dramatically in use in the United States included

all of the above

During the 1920s, Thomas Morgan was one of the American pioneers in

genetic research

During the 1920s, the trend toward industrial consolidation

was most pronounced in the large-scale, mass-production sector

During the 1920s, a great worry for industrialists was the fear of

the overproduction of goods

During the 1920s, most American workers experienced all of the following EXCEPT

few opportunities to join a company union

In the 1920s, "welfare capitalism"

was a paternalistic approach used by corporate leaders on their workers

During the 1920s, wages for American workers

generally ran well below the growth of the economy as a whole

During the 1920s, when $1,800 was considered the minimum annual income for a decent standard of living, the average annual income of a worker was approximately

$1,500

During the 1920s, the American Federation of Labor (AFL)

believed workers should be organized on the basis of skills

In the workplace, the "open shop" meant

no worker was required to join a union

During the 1920s, the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

was one of the few unions led by African Americans

During the 1920s, all of the following immigrant groups were increasing their presence in the labor force in the West and Southwest EXCEPT the

Chinese

During the 1920s, the agricultural economy of the United States saw

a sharp decline in farmer's incomes

In the 1920s, the idea of agricultural "parity" was

to ensure farmers would at least financially break even

In the 1920s bestseller, The Man Nobody Knows, Jesus Christ was portrayed as

a salesman

In 1920, the first commercial radio station to broadcast in the United States was in

Pittsburgh

In the 1920s, "behavioral" psychologists, such as John B. Watson, believed

mental ailments could be improved by treating their symptoms

During the 1920s, the field of psychology saw women

establish themselves more easily than in many other areas of medicine

In the 1920s, "behavioral" psychologists argued

mothers should rely on trained experts for advice in raising children.

In the 1920s, a growing interest among middle-class women in birth control resulted from

the attitude that sexual activity should not be for procreation only

During the 1920s, birth control in the United States

was illegal in many states

In the 1920s, the "flapper" lifestyle

had a particular impact on lower middle-class and single women

During the 1920s, a proposal for an Equal Rights Amendment met resistance from

both A and B

The Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921

provided federal funds for child health care programs

In the 1920s, writers who satirized or rejected modern American society included all of the following EXCEPT

Edward Hooper

In his 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

criticized the American obsession with material wealth

In the 1920s, artists and intellectuals in the Harlem Renaissance

drew heavily from their African heritage

In the 1920s, the "noble experiment" referred to

the illegalization of alcohol

During the 1920s, as a result of the Eighteenth Amendment

both A and B

During the 1920s, the greatest sustained support for the Eighteenth Amendment came from

rural Protestants

The National Origins Act of 1924

entirely banned immigration from east Asia to the United States

During the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan

opposed the existing diversity of American society

The Scopes trial of 1925 was a legal battle between

creationism and evolution

As a result of the Scopes trial of 1925

fundamentalists reduced their participation in political activism

During the 1920s, among the major political parties

the Democratic Party was seriously divided

All the following statements regarding Al Smith are true EXCEPT

he lost the 1924 nomination to William McAdoo

As President, Warren Harding

was very popular with the public.

During the Harding administration, the Teapot Dome scandal involved

transfers of national oil reserves

Warren Harding and Calvin Coolidge were similar in their

passive approach to the presidency

Calvin Coolidge

was less active a president than Warren Harding

In the 1920s, Treasury secretary Andrew Mellon succeeded in

both A and B

As Commerce secretary, Herbert Hoover considered himself as

an active progressive for business

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