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True or False: Perhaps the most enduring voting change brought by FDR was the shift of the black vote to the Democratic party.
The dust storms on the southern plains were especially bad in the 1930s because...
of the overfarming techniques of industrial agriculture.
True or False: During the 1920s, farming became a cooperative business that grew at a faster rate than the rest of the economy.
True or False: Former secretary of state and presidential candidate, William Jennings Bryan, was a fundamentalist.
True or False: The United States' declaration of war in 1941 passed through Congress unanimously.
True or False: "Hundred Days" refers to the long waiting period between FDR's election and his inauguration.
Before the attack on Pearl Harbor, Japan had...
control of Manchuria, Shanghai, and French Indochina.
In 1921 and 1924, Congress passed immigration laws that...
favored immigrants from northern and western Europe.
The Harlem Renaissance, an artistic and literary blossoming, featured the works of...
Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Countee Cullen.
True or False:In the 1920s, the United States had troops in the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua.
True or False: In 1932, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
True or False: Keynesian economics involves reducing government spending in times of severe depression and unemployment.
According to the New York Times in 1929, "the feminine right to equal representation in smoking, drinking, swearing, petting, and upsetting the community peace" was established by...
A precursor of the stock market crash occurred in the speculative mania of the mid-1920s in...
True or False: In 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. crossed from Paris to the United States in just over twenty-five hours.
True or False: FDR ended the Civil Works Administration, the first large-scale organization to adopt federal work relief for the unemployed, because of its high costs and because he feared people would become dependent on the government.
True or False: The Reconstruction Finance Corporation loaned money to banks, railroads, and life insurance companies, but not directly to individuals in need.
The Fair Labor Standards Act provided for all of the following for interstate businesses, except:
the right of workers to form unions
Of all the third-party presidential candidates up through the 1924 election, the one who received the largest vote was...
Robert M. La Follette.
True or False: One aspect of nativism in the 1920s was fear of recent immigrants who might be Socialists or anarchists.
"All of you young people who served in the war, you are the lost generation," said...
The Sacco and Vanzetti case became a cause célèbre because of the defendants'...
radical Italian backgrounds.
In United States v. Butler, the Supreme Court overturned the AAA because...
the tax on food processors was unconstitutional.
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