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Ch 25 HY 136 MC

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The Sacco and Vanzetti case became a cause célèbre because of the defendants'
A. fundamentalist religious views
B. opposition to World War I
C. connections with organized crime
D. radical Italian backgrounds
D. radical Italian backgrounds
Modernism included
A. nativism and the Ku Klux Klan
B. Prohibition and fundamentalism
C. impressionism in art and Freudianism in psychology
D. Garveyism and immigration restriction
C. impressionism in art and Freudianism in psychology
In 1921 and 1924, Congress passed immigration laws that
A. allowed more immigrants from war-torn Europe
B. restored immigration to prewar levels
C. restricted immigration, except for people from southern and eastern Europe
D. favored immigrants from northern and western Europe
D. favored immigrants from northern and western Europe
The Scopes trial involved
A. immigrant anarchists accused of robbery
B. teaching evolution in public school
C. racketeers and violations of prohibition
D. a challenge to women's suffrage
B. teaching evolution in public school
The Eighteenth Amendment to the Constitution
A. gave women the right to vote
B. established prohibition
C. required popular election for U.S. senators
D. established equal rights for women
B. established prohibition
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. the Twentieth Amendment
B. the flapper
C. Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis
D. Prohibition and fundamentalism
B. the flapper
The most significant economic and social development of the early twentieth century was
A. the automobile
B. radio
C. aircraft
D. movies
A. the automobile
Prohibition
A. was the most ambitious social reform ever undertaken in the United States
B. emerged from the patriotism of wartime
C. was a dismal failure
D. all of the above
D. all of the above
The flappers
A. seemed a shocking example of the "new feminism" to the older generation
B. attended the new coed colleges in large numbers
C. represented the Lost Generation in Paris
D. were active in social reform
A. seemed a shocking example of the "new feminism" to the older generation
The Harlem Renaissance, an artistic and literary blossoming, featured the works of
A. Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston
B. H. L. Mencken, Eugene O'Neill, and Sinclair Lewis
C. Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway, and the Fugitive poets
D. Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, and Marcus Garvey
A. Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and Zora Neale Hurston
Marcus Garvey advocated
A. an end to racial discrimination and segregation
B. membership in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
C. racial pride and self-reliance for blacks
D. modernist thinking, especially the ideas of Freud
C. racial pride and self-reliance for blacks
The NAACP sought to solve racial problems by
A. advocating emigration to Africa
B. developing black artistic and musical talents
C. focusing on legal challenges to discrimination
D. all of the above
C. focusing on legal challenges to discrimination
The scientific work of Einstein, Heisenberg, and others
A. reinforced the traditional faith in reason and order
B. increased confidence in our ability to fully understand the world
C. was incompatible with the disillusionment and despair of the postwar period
D. suggested that there is a limit to our ability to understand the universe
D. suggested that there is a limit to our ability to understand the universe
The major American advocates of modernism lived in
A. New York's Greenwich Village
B. Chicago's bohemian section
C. San Francisco
D. Europe
D. Europe
"All of you young people who served in the war, you are a lost generation," said
A. Albert Einstein
B. F. Scott Fitzgerald
C. T. S. Eliot
D. Gertrude Stein
D. Gertrude Stein