5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Louis Armstrong
- Mass media
- Andrew Mellon
- a An arrangement to receive cash, goods, or services now and pay for them in the future.
- b The term describing the ban of manufacture, sell, and transportation of alcohol. Was made a nationwide law by the 18th Amendment.
- c A brilliant African American musician who helped create jazz
- d Radio, movies, newspapers, and magazines aimed at a broad audience. Allowed people in the 1920s to share in a common American experience and spread the new ideas and attitudes of the time.
- e Secretary of the Treasury during the 1920s. He had three main goals - balance the budget, reduce debt, and cut taxes. He did all three!
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Assisting Germany with loans for reparations repayment so they could pay back the Allies. Was not successful; only put European countries into deeper debt.
- Young woman in the 1920s who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting by drinking, smoking, and dressing in "scandalous" attire
- The trial of a Tennessee schoolteacher who taught evolution in science class. Reflected the clash of values in the 1920s.
- The term that refers to changing ideals in the 1920s - challenging tradition, emphasizing personal freedom.
- Bar that operated illegally during the time of Prohibition
5 True/False Questions
Red Scare → A wave of intense fear of communism and other politically radical ideas, particularly aimed at immigrants
Albert B. Fall → Law in Tennessee that prohibited the teaching of evolution in public schools; John Scopes went to trial for violating this law.
Harlem Renaissance → A rebirth of African American culture during the 1920s.
evolution → artistic and unconventional lifestyle of the 1920s.
Langston Hughes → The best known poet of the Harlem Renaissance, he protested racism and acts of violence against African Americans.