The progressive coalition that elected Woodrow Wilson president dissolved by 1920 for all the following reasons EXCEPT:
B) many of the progressive reforms still seemed unattainable
The result in the presidential election of 1920 might be attributed to:
A) the fact that Americans in the 1920s were "tired of issues, sick at heart of ideals, and weary of being noble"
The "Ohio gang":
C) was a group of President Harding's friends who were named to political office
John W. Davis:
B) was the Democratic presidential candidate in 1924
Coolidge's administration was marked by:
A) prosperity
The growing consumerism of the 1920s manifested itself in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
C) passenger rail service
As secretary of commerce, Herbert Hoover:
B) supported the trade-association movement
In "yellow-dog" contracts, employers:
A) forced workers to agree to stay out of unions
Which of the following is NOT true of the "American plan" concept of employment?
B) It promised a more democratic work environment than most other shops.
Which of the following was NOT a cause of the Depression?
C) The gold standard caused a tightening of currency supplies worldwide.
How many people were out of work in early 1933?
B) 13 million
In his 1920 campaign for president, Warren Harding said the country needed a return to:
A) normalcy
Harding's administration is most remembered for:
C) the scandals that plagued it
In 1926, one warning sign for the economy surfaced when a real estate boom collapsed in:
A) Florida
Despite the many well-founded criticisms of Warren Harding as president, he was a visionary for his era in the field of:
A) civil rights
Which of the following was NOT part of Warren Harding's presidency?
B) supporting progressive legislation
Of the following presidents, which tied government and business closer together than at any other time in the twentieth century?
B) Calvin Coolidge
As secretary of commerce under Coolidge, Herbert Hoover's priority was the trade-association movement, about which all of the following are true EXCEPT that it:
A) successfully blocked all monopolistic practices
Herbert Hoover, while attempting to shore up the economy through economic policy, considered __________________ to be the thing Americans needed most at the time.
C) confidence
In the 1924 presidential election:
C) Calvin Coolidge swept both the popular and electoral votes by decisive majorities