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The rapid development of the mass media during the 1920s

simplified life for most Americans

What group lost some momentum as a result of the Scopes trial?


Flappers danced the Charleston, a new dance that embodied the spirit of

the Jazz Age

The National Origins Act of 1924 reduced the number of people who could

enter the United States

Harding and Coolidge both based their foreign policy on a return to


Practices such as buying on margin reflected Americans'

"get rich quick" attitude

Many Americans believed that Sacco and Vanzetti were executed because they were

immigrants with radical beliefs during the Red Scare

The Red Scare was a response to

the Russian Revolution

The main opponent of prohibitionist Herbert Hoover in the 1928 presidential election was

Alfred E. Smith

Ford did not invent the assembly line, but he

made it more efficient

Though relatively few in number, flappers represented

women's desire to break with the past

The big change in movies in the late 1920s was

the introduction of sound

One result of the Prohibition during the 1920s was

the rise of organized crime

Jazz was brought to northern cities by

southern African Americans

African Americans migrated north in the early 1900s mainly because of

an industrial boom

Many Americans believed that Communists were behind the

labor strikes of 1919

The economy grew in the 1920s as consumers

began to buy goods on credit

Uneven prosperity, personal debt, and overproduction were all warning signs of an unsound economy. Another danger sign was

stock market speculation

When Hoover took office in 1929, most americans expected

prosperity to continue

Key features of Republican administrations of the 1920s included

isolationism and laissez faire business policy

Who were the main targets of the Ku Klux Klan's terror?

African Americans, Catholics, Jews, and immigrants

Republican Presidents in the 1920s generally favored


Hoover did little to discourage the wild buying of stocks with borrowed money because he had high confidence in the

business world

Why did some states ban the teaching of evolution in the schools?

the theory seemed to contradict the Bible's account of creation

Which of the following was a long term effect of Prohibition?

the growth of organized crime

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