5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Fordney-McCumber Tariff
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Great Migration
- 18th Amendment
- William Jennings Bryan
- a Movement of African Americans from the South to the North for jobs during WWI.
- b This tariff rose the rates on imported goods in the hopes that domestic manufacturing would prosper. This prevented foreign trade, which hampered the economy since Europe could not pay its debts if it could not trade.
- c Amendment that enacted Prohibtion - the banning of the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol.
- d Prosecutor in the Scopes Trial who supported the teaching of creationism.
- e (The Great Gatsby) writer who showed the dark underside of the flashy life of the 1920s.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Fundamentalist - Evangelist who gained notoriety as she preached the fundamentalist message nationwide over the radio - theatrical woman who dressed in white robes to preach.
- 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.
- Artist who produced intensely colored canvases that captured the grandeur of New York
- Bar that operated illegally during the time of Prohibition
- Charles Lindbergh was the first to fly solo across the Atlantic. Commercial flight gains popularity.
5 True/False questions
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.
Volstead Act → Act passed by Congress that allowed Congress to enforce the 18th amendment, or prohibition
Dawes Plan → 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.
Universal Negro Improvement Association → 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
Flapper → Chicago crime boss, gangster during the Prohibition era.