5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Mass media
- 18th Amendment
- Return to Normalcy
- Volstead Act
- Ernest Hemingway
- a Amendment that enacted Prohibtion - the banning of the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.
- b Radio, movies, newspapers, and magazines aimed at a broad audience. Allowed people in the 1920s to share in a common American experience and spread the new ideas and attitudes of the time.
- c Act passed by Congress that allowed Congress to enforce the 18th amendment, or prohibition
- d Hoarding's campaign platform in the election of 1920 saying that everything is going to go back to the way it was before the war.
- e Novelist who wrote The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms, criticizing the glorification of war.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Traditional religious movement that was a reaction to the changes in society in the 1920s. Believed that morality should be determined by Biblical ideals.
- Plan that allowed for the United States to lend money to Germany so that they could pay reparations to Great Britain and France. Great Britain and France then could pay the United States loans from WWI. Only increased the amount of debt.
- Two Italian anarchists who were convicted of murder and robbery with questionable evidence and a biased judge. The trial is an example of growing nativism during the 1920s.
- First person to fly across the Atlantic Ocean solo. Flew from New York to Paris and was seen in the United States as a hero.
- The term describing the ban of manufacture, sell, and transportation of alcohol. Was made a nationwide law by the 18th Amendment.
5 True/False questions
Marcus Garvey → The founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. He also suggested that African Americans return to Africa to set up their own country. He also stressed the importance of education in achieving economic and political equality.
Speakeasy → Bar that operated illegally during the time of Prohibition
Babe Ruth → Famous baseball player in the 1920s, set records for homeruns
Harlem Renaissance → A rebirth of African American culture during the 1920s.
Margaret Sanger → The founder of the Universal Negro Improvement Association. He also suggested that African Americans return to Africa to set up their own country. He also stressed the importance of education in achieving economic and political equality.