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  1. Teapot Dome Scandal
  2. Albert B. Fall
  3. communism
  4. Washington Naval Conference
  5. installment plan
  1. a Conference where major world powers decided to participate in naval disarmament - scrapping many of their battleships, cruisers, and aircraft carriers.
  2. b Secretary of the Interior under Warren Harding; First cabinet officer in history to go to prison over the Teapot Dome Scandal
  3. c A way of purchasing goods in which the consumer pays for goods in small increments over time. Allowed Americans to purchase many consumer goods even if they couldn't afford them.
  4. d a government scandal involving a United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased to private oil companies in 1921 by Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall; became symbolic of the scandals of the Harding administration
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. African American blues singer who played and important role in the Harlem Renaissance.
  2. Chicago crime boss, gangster during the Prohibition era.
  3. Association founded by Marcus Garvey in 1914 to foster African American economic independence and establish an independent black homeland in Africa.
  4. Charles Lindbergh was the first to fly solo across the Atlantic. Commercial flight gains popularity.
  5. Amendment that enacted Prohibtion - the banning of the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.

5 True/False questions

  1. Sinclair LewisAmerican novelist who wrote Babbitt, criticizing Americans for their conformity and materialism.

          

  2. Henry FordAmerican businessman, founder of Ford Motor Company, father of modern assembly lines, and inventor credited with 161 patents.

          

  3. Billy SundayChicago crime boss, gangster during the Prohibition era.

          

  4. Cotton ClubA famous night club in Harlem where black entertainers performed, but only whites could sit in the audience.

          

  5. Ernest HemingwayNovelist who wrote The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms, criticizing the glorification of war.

          

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