5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- 21st Amendment
- New Morality
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Dawes Plan
- a (The Great Gatsby) writer who showed the dark underside of the flashy life of the 1920s.
- b 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.
- c Style of music made popular by African-American artists such as Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. Originated in New Orleans and used a variety of instruments and artists generally made up the music as they went along.
- d Amendment that ended prohibition
- e The term that refers to changing ideals in the 1920s - challenging tradition, emphasizing personal freedom.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The term describing the ban of manufacture, sell, and transportation of alcohol. Was made a nationwide law by the 18th Amendment.
- 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.
- Conference where major world powers decided to participate in naval disarmament - scrapping many of their battleships, cruisers, and aircraft carriers.
- American novelist who wrote Babbitt, criticizing Americans for their conformity and materialism.
- Young woman in the 1920s who rebelled against traditional ways of thinking and acting by drinking, smoking, and dressing in "scandalous" attire
5 True/False questions
quota system → A system that sets limits on how many immigrants from various countries a nation will admit each year
Aimee Semple McPherson → United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader
Duke Ellington → United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader
installment plan → A way of purchasing goods in which the consumer pays for goods in small increments over time. Allowed Americans to purchase many consumer goods even if they couldn't afford them.
Fundamentalism → Traditional religious movement that was a reaction to the changes in society in the 1920s. Believed that morality should be determined by Biblical ideals.