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Chapter 16 U.S history test

Calvin Coolidge took office during the height of progressivism
Warren G. Harding thought he lacked the intelligence to be president
In his policies, Calvin Coolidge aligned himself and the government with big business
By the 1920's, the automobile had become an accepted part of American life.
In the 1920's, wages were generally falling asleep.
Henry Ford believed that the way to make automobiles was to make them all alike.
After the government dramatically reduced income tax rates, the resulting loss of tax revenue for the government caused the national debt to soar during the 1920s.
By the 1920s, the United States was the dominant economic power in the world.
return to normal life after the war
Warren G. Harding won the presidency by appealing to Americans' desire to...
Warren G. Harding died in office.
Calvin Coolidge became president when
not interfere with business
Coolidge believed that government should
dividing the job into simple tasks.
Ford's system for making cars increased efficiency by
Harding had won the election
Commercial radio began its rise in November 1920, with the news that
welfare capitalism
Unions declined during the 1920s in part because many corporations instituted
a group of harding's friends.
The Ohio Gang was
allowing private interests to lease lands containing U.S. navy oil reserves.
In the Teapot Dome scandal, a government official received bribes for
lowering the cost per car.
Henry Ford's business philosophy was to increase sales by
Aviation did not experience the same post-war boom as the automobile industry because
avoiding involvement in European affairs.
After World War I, most Americans wanted to avoid future wars by
Europes gradual economic recovery.
The result of the Dawes Plan was
Warren G. Harding ran for president on the campaign slogan to return to _______
A person granted ________ would be free from prosecution.
In a speech, Calvin Coolidge said, "The business of the American people is __________.
mass production
________, or large-scale product manufacturing usually by machinery, created more supply and reduced consumer costs.
Model T
The "Flivver" was one of affectionate name for Ford's __________ car.
Technological advances enabled farmers to produce more in the 1920s, but higher yields without a corresponding increase in ____________________ meant that farmers received lower prices.
Open Shop
A workplace where employees were not required to join a union was called a(n) ____________________.
Supporters of ____________________ wanted the United States to stay out of entanglements with Europe.