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  1. Billy Sunday
  2. A. Mitchell Palmer
  3. 18th Amendment
  4. Langston Hughes
  5. Harlem Renaissance
  1. a Amendment that enacted Prohibtion - the banning of the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.
  2. b 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.
  3. c A rebirth of African American culture during the 1920s.
  4. d The best known poet of the Harlem Renaissance, he protested racism and acts of violence against African Americans.
  5. e U.S. Attorney General who directed the FBI and federal agents to conduct raids on suspected Communists after his house got bombed

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs during WWI.
  2. Defense attorney for John Scopes, defended Darwin and his idea of Evolution in the Scopes Monkey Trial
  3. Prosecutor in the Scopes Trial who supported the teaching of creationism.
  4. Conference where major world powers decided to participate in naval disarmament - scrapping many of their battleships, cruisers, and aircraft carriers.
  5. 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

  1. Emergency Quota ActThe name of the law passed by Congress that set up a quota system for immigrants that was based on ethnic origin. Discriminated against immigrants from Eastern and Southern Europe


  2. Marcus GarveyThe 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.


  3. Aimee Semple McPhersonFundamentalist - Evangelist who gained notoriety as she preached the fundamentalist message nationwide over the radio - theatrical woman who dressed in white robes to preach.


  4. SpeakeasyWarren Harding's corrupt "advisors" who played poker, drank, and smoked with him in the White House


  5. 21st AmendmentRadio, 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.