5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Charles A. Lindbergh
- Warren Harding
- Cotton Club
- Universal Negro Improvement Association
- a Republican president who was elected in 1920 on the platform "return to normalcy"
- b An economic system in which the government is in control of the economic system and there is no private ownership of the means of property. Russia became communist in 1917, which led to the Red Scare in the United States in 1919.
- c Association founded by Marcus Garvey in 1914 to foster African American economic independence and establish an independent black homeland in Africa.
- d A famous night club in Harlem where black entertainers performed, but only whites could sit in the audience.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The term that refers to changing ideals in the 1920s - challenging tradition, emphasizing personal freedom.
- 1920: a series a government raids on suspected radicals' homes and businesses in the United States led by the U.S. attorney general A. Mitchell Palmer
- Artist who produced intensely colored canvases that captured the grandeur of New York
- Novelist who wrote The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms, criticizing the glorification of war.
- Charles Lindbergh was the first to fly solo across the Atlantic. Commercial flight gains popularity.
5 True/False questions
Model T → An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them in the future.
Mass media → An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them in the future.
Sacco and Vanzetti → She organized a birth-control movement which openly supported the use of contraceptives in the 1920s.
Prohibition → Form of mass media that grew popular in the 1920s. Created a shared national experience among Americans. Allowed Americans to listen to news as it happened, like sporting events and presidential speeches.
Consumer goods → household products, clothing, and other goods people buy to use for themselves. The amount of these products grew increasingly during the 1920s, which led to new forms of advertising and mass production.