5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Sinclair Lewis
- Charles A. Lindbergh
- Henry Ford
- Kellogg-Briand Pact
- a American novelist who wrote Babbitt, criticizing Americans for their conformity and materialism.
- b First person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean solo. Flew from New York to Paris and was seen in the United States as a hero.
- c American businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents.
- d A treaty that attempted to outlaw war. The treaty was drafted by France and the United States, and on August 27, 1928, was signed by fifteen nations. Ineffective because it lacked means of enforcement
- e One of the most important consumer products of the 1920s. Allowed young people to gain more freedom and allowed people to live further away from their jobs.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Movies with sound. The first one was "The Jazz Singer"
- Novelist who wrote The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms, criticizing the glorification of war.
- This tariff rose the rates on imported goods in the hopes that domestic manufacturing would prosper. This prevented foreign trade, which hampered the economy since Europe could not pay its debts if it could not trade.
- The term that refers to changing ideals in the 1920s - challenging tradition, emphasizing personal freedom.
- She organized a birth-control movement which openly supported the use of contraceptives in the 1920s.
5 True/False questions
21st Amendment → Amendment that enacted Prohibtion - the banning of the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.
Sacco and Vanzetti → Two Italian anarchists who were convicted of murder and robbery with questionable evidence and a biased judge. The trial is an example of growing nativism during the 1920s.
Langston Hughes → The best known poet of the Harlem Renaissance, he protested racism and acts of violence against African Americans.
Boston Police Strike → African American blues singer who played and important role in the Harlem Renaissance.
Great Migration → Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs during WWI.