5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Kellogg-Briand Pact
- Marcus Garvey
- installment plan
- airline industry
- a Charles Lindbergh was the first to fly solo across the Atlantic. Commercial flight gains popularity.
- b 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.
- c A treaty that attempted to outlaw war. The treaty was drafted by France and the United States, and on August 27, 1928, was signed by fifteen nations. Ineffective because it lacked means of enforcement
- d Form of mass media that grew popular in the 1920s. Created a shared national experience among Americans. Allowed Americans to listen to news as it happened, like sporting events and presidential speeches.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Chicago crime boss, gangster during the Prohibition era.
- a government scandal involving a United States Navy oil reserve in Wyoming that was secretly leased to private oil companies in 1921 by Secretary of the Interior Albert Fall; became symbolic of the scandals of the Harding administration
- Baseball player and preacher, his baseball background helped him become the most popular evangelist minister of the time. Part of the Fundamentalist revival of the 1920's.
- A cheap and simple car designed by Ford. It allowed for more Americans to own a car.
- African American blues singer who played and important role in the Harlem Renaissance.
5 True/False questions
jazz → 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.
Warren Harding → Republican president who was elected in 1920 on the platform "return to normalcy"
credit → Form of mass media that grew popular in the 1920s. Created a shared national experience among Americans. Allowed Americans to listen to news as it happened, like sporting events and presidential speeches.
Nativism → the belief that native-born Americans are superior to immigrants. This grew in the 1920s and led to limits on immigration.
Automobile → One of the most important consumer products of the 1920s. Allowed young people to gain more freedom and allowed people to live further away from their jobs.