U.S. History Exam
After WWI, many Americans viewed as enemies people identified as
B. "reds" and socialists.
Which person coined the term normalcy?
B. Warren G. Harding
Soldiers returning from WWI brought back what disease, causing an epidemic?
As someone who worked to establish communism in the Soviet Union, Lenin believed in the principle that
A. everyone should share equally in a society's wealth.
Sacco and Vanzetti were on trial not only for robbery and murder, but also for their
C. political beliefs and ethnicity.
In the 1920s companies used welfare capitalism to encourage workers to
C. reject unions and accept lower wages.
Widespread fear of communism
B. resulted in the Palmer raids.
In 1919, Seattle was virtually shut down because
C. a wide range of labor strikes.
Labor leaders and nativists worked together to restrict the number of immigrants from
C. southern and eastern Europe.
By 1914, Henry Ford was building cars that average Americans could afford because he
D. equipped his factory with an assembly line.
President Calvin Coolidge's popularity was mostly due to
C. the economic good times that prevailed during his presidency.
The most controversial of Darwin's ideas is known as
The unofficial capital of African American culture and activism in the United States in the 1920s was
____ were a segment of society who were more likely to adopt the dress and manner exhibited by "flappers."
D. Rebellious girls
The _____ gave full voting rights to women.
B. 19th Amendment
The Scopes trial pitted religious beliefs against
D. academic freedom and science.
The main goal of the NAACP was to
B. end discrimination against and mistreatment of African Americans throughout the United States.
A common theme in the work of Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, and other writers active during the Harlem Renaissance was the importance of
D. defiance in the face of white prejudice.